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Amir's outbreak on A'isha

Reader comment on item: How the Cartoon Protests Harm Muslims [by Leading to a Separation of Civilizations]
in response to reader comment: A challenge for Pat, Howard, hr and Pagan BIBLE and VIOLENCE (thanks Amir)

Submitted by Aisha Rehman (United States), Feb 20, 2006 at 23:04

A question was asked of Harrak as to what the muslim world would do if a cartoon came out showing the 54 year old prophet marrying the 9-year old child A'isha even if his face is not shown.. It is surely going to happen. A cartoon showing the prophet wearing a helmet resembling a bomb sent the whole muslim world into uncontrolled frenzy , stampeding , burning and destroying their own lands and property. It still rages on in some parts of the world. Can you imagine the aftermath of the prophet's wedding picture?

Into this already unfolding frenzy, an "Amir" has emerged here, frothing at his mouth in a seething rage. Which raw nerve of his did I touch which caused this? He is blabbering mindlessly about Christian missionaries, about Abraham marrying Sarah but avoiding the question or did he even read it?

He did point to an article about the 9-year old A'isha on the web so I could clear my doubts about her age. I already knew all about A'isha, but I did look at the Wikipedia article recommended by him to see ... I was right all along. Did he think no one would look?
The article was evidence that A'isha was 9 years old . It was from Hadith collections of bukhari (d.870)

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