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Sharia vs Other Laws

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Submitted by B. Mustapha (Nigeria), Jan 17, 2006 at 06:51

Sharia application is the best for the muslims of today, if we really know the Sharia. All that the sharia does for us is to protect our :
1) faith. 2) Lives. 3) wealth. 4) progeny. 5) senses. 6) pride.

To my understanding, no law on earth that preserves these six most important things (that makes up the man) as Islamic Sharia.
-No policy or religion on earth that protects it follower's faith as Islam. All the other religions are either Modernised/secularised or completely altered from its original.

-As for human lives, Islam has adopted the rule of 'a life is for a life' ;an eye is for an eye' etc, just to protect human lives. In islam it is not allowed for a muslim to kill even an insect that does not harm him.
- If someone bungles into a well protected place & steals people's wealth, his rigth wrist should be cut off after due investigation by the Law. Someone may think that this is too harsh, why not imprison the thief? The answer is that Islam is not thinking of the particular thief alone, but how to check the act of robbery in its society as a whole. If one hand is amputated, millions others will not go near to robbery. Also the person whose hand is cut off should be taken cared of, by the government.
- Islam concerns with people chastity & dignity, that is why the protection of progeny is very important. Childen shouild know their parents & decendants, prostitution & homosexuality must be ban. Someone may also ask why killing a person for an act of adultery/homosexuality? Still the answer is to purify the society of diseases & bastards. For intance,someone has a pregnant wife & does commit adultery/homosexuality, as soon as he gets infected by HIV, he can infect both the wife & the unborn baby, as it frequently happens in Africa.
-In Islam it is not allowed for any one to take any intoxicant, bcos Islam loves your senses. That is why anyone that intoxicates, sharia will rebuke him, bcos by intoxication one can commit crime or even harm himself.

Muslims don't agree to alter these laws as agitated by some non-muslims, bcos, they are believed to be directly from Allah as against other people's law that are enacted in various houses of law. In Islam, the Islamic scholars & we the other followers are all the same in following/obeying the laws of Allah. No one has the right to change them.
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