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Aisha marriage -undisputable truth-

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in response to reader comment: CHALLEGE 6W: Answering Lisa and more

Submitted by HARRAK (Canada), Apr 4, 2006 at 10:14

..please permit me throw this idea in. It is known anthropologically (to avoid arguments on what is authentic and what is not), yes anthropologically speaking, Pre-Islamic Arabia tribes members used intermarriages to establish what they called blood relationship which permits for exchanged protection and revenge duties, as well as to build military alliances. Example, if I give my daughter to a person to marry, we owe each other defense and revenge.

So the answer as to why Muhammad married Aisha from an anthropological stand point (which all scholars agree up on including John Espisito..refer to his book Islam the right path) is to make alliances.

Also I wonder, if her father Abu Bakr gave her to Muhammad as an offer for marriage at 9 years of age, what pain does that cause to other people like Lisa! Maybe Lisa in 2006 knows better the interests of Aisha 1400 years ago than her father..this got to be a joke.

People sometimes use the comfort of FORD Expedition to judge Mr Yaarob for stopping every half hour 1400 years ago in his trip to Yemen from Yathrib using a camel. Give him Ford then ask him why he stops..and that is an example of the one bed room mind. Minds need to be like palaces, like hotels where a lot of prostitution (diversified ideas in one mind) is going on..
Minds need to be like casinos..ldeas in your mind need to be numeruos..like the Peoples Republic of China, and without clonning (copy and paste)..


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