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The hoax of the promise to Muslim martyrs

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Submitted by Rick Murray (United States), Jan 29, 2006 at 00:26

Is it not true that (radical) Muslims are promised 72 virgins in heaven as a reward for killing infidels? Let's look at the foolishness of this concept. In heaven there is no need for procreation of a species, therefore no need for seperate genders or sexual activity. We are told in scripture that the wonders of heaven we cannot imagine. So the pleasures of sex are probably irrelevant there. So what good are 72 virgins? Also, to female martyrs, and there have been a few, what kind of incentive is this? Is it not clear that the whole premise of the Islamic afterlife and the means to achieve it is corrupt ...? Nuff said.
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