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The Khaybar Massacre, decisive murdering, and Muhammad's credentials

Reader comment on item: Take Vladimir Putin's Nuclear Threats Seriously
in response to reader comment: Fascist-Muslim crowd in Jerusalem on genocidal cry: Khaybar (Oct.8.2022)

Submitted by Prashant (India), Oct 16, 2022 at 07:30

Dear Readers,
Reader Jacqueline referred to the Khaybar massacre that was personally directed by Muhammad and in which scores of non-Muslim Jews were brutally murdered or enslaved. There is a very detailed Wikipedia article on this topic. I recommend all people to read it.

The Islamic apologists will defend the Muhammad's misdeeds by using all sorts of frivolous arguments but the truth of the matter is that Islamic methods are very different than the methods used by most other people most other times. While all cultures and nations have participated in different wars, most of the non-Muslim wars do not end in murders, rape and enslavement of innocent people and entire tribes. The decisiveness in murdering other humans is an Islamic tendency perhaps started by Muhammad.

What Muhammad did in Khaybar will barely qualify as the action of a responsible and thoughtful army general; it completely disqualifies Muhammad as as a prophet of God. Muslims should critically examine the Khaybar incidence and see if the behavior pattern of Islamic terrorists is driven by Muhammad's example.

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