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Recollecting Last Year's Speculations Regarding Classical Versus Quranic Transliterations and Modern Interpretations

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Submitted by M Tovey (United States), Jul 14, 2022 at 13:09

It is interesting that Islam in the hands of those such as the Iranian Islamic Regime is in its own transition of maintaining its superior sense when comparing the similar aspirations of the ISIL factions apparently still strugging in Syria's civil war with the Russians apparently 'moderating' the hostilties and Iranian proxy factions there and in Lebanon are wrangling for supremacy under the cover of Quranic pretentions.
The two seas tradition appear to be a philosophical deliberation of who controls the proliferation of Islam and whose version is actualy beong followed? Knowing that might allow for a better sense of whether the clash of civilizations (occidental or oriental) might be determinable when the 'Eastern' conflict rolls over into the no-man's zone of the Middle East and everyone is forced to join or perish. Strange how DNM's contemplations of such things brings this perspective into view. Question: are the two seas the Red sea on the west and the Persian 'sea' (Gulf) on the east (DMN?)? Was this not a question of domain in asserting Quranic control?

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