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Prophet Mohammed and Islam never profile people

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Submitted by John Bastile (Malaysia), Jun 18, 2006 at 11:35

Much have been said about the West profiling muslims and people of Islamic origins. Of course, the muslims will start to remind the West of what hapened to the Jews during Hitler's rule.

Perhaps, let's learn from the most perfect man - Mohammed, Allah's inventor. I'm sure the muslims will claim that he has never profiled nor discriminate any form of people.

The Prophet would never discriminate against any race:

Bukhari:V2B23N457 "The Prophet went out after sunset and heard a dreadful voice. He said, ‘The Jews are being punished in their graves.'"

The prohpet would never hit back at critics:

Ishaq:597 "When the Apostle returned to Medina after his raid on Ta'if, word spread that he had killed some of the men who had satirized and insulted him. The poets who were left spread in all directions."

There is no superior race:

Tabari IX:69 "Arabs are the most noble people in lineage, the most prominent, and the best in deeds. We were the first to respond to the Prophet's call. We are Allah's helpers and the viziers of His Messenger. We fight people until they believe in Allah. He who believes in Allah and His Messenger has protected his life and possessions from us. As for those who disbelieve, we will fight them forever in the Cause of Allah and killing them is a small matter to us. Peace be onto you."

The prophet is fair to all genders:

Zayd, Muhammad's adopted son said, Tabari I:280 "Because Allah afflicted Eve, all of the women of the world menstruate and are stupid."

The prophet looks beyond people's skin pigmentation:

Ishaq:243 "I heard the Apostle say: ‘Whoever wants to see Satan should look at Nabtal!' He was a black man with long flowing hair, inflamed eyes, and dark ruddy cheeks…. Allah sent down concerning him: ‘To those who annoy the Prophet there is a painful punishment." [Surah 9:61] "Gabriel came to Muhammad and said, ‘If a black man comes to you his heart is more gross than a donkey's.'"


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