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Nawab and Sahaad's common deceit

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Submitted by D Wolf (United States), Jun 28, 2006 at 05:51

What Nawab wants to do is the same thing that all apologists for Muslim intolerance and violence do- to accuse us of being the source of the conflict- as opposed to the Jihad ideology being the source- due to our "lack of understanding" of "true Islam".

Nawab, given the broad embrace of Jihadism, and the generally intolerant precepts of Islam in general, I can only conclude that a vast number of your co-religionists are characterized by a similar "misunderstanding" of this allegedly peaceful religion. After all, can you name another violent global movement using religious ideologies of supremacy and conquest as its prime motivator?

No- of course you can't, because there aren't any. So explain away how millions of Muslims misunderstand the 164-odd Jihad verses of the Koran. Explain away the doctrines of Naqsh (whereby your "peace" verses are abrogated by your "war" verses, Sahaab), Kitman, and Taqiyya. Keep telling us Jihad is a Peaceful Inner Struggle™ that we have nothing to fear from.

Or don't- we're on to you anyway.

An increasing number of us can smell your excuses a mile away, and we're going to be pointing them out in a loud, steady voice each and every time one of you dares mouth such nonsense. We've read the Koran, Hadith, and Sunna. We know you don't need to speak Arabic to understand, either- the majority of Muslims don't speak modern Arabic, much less the scholarly classical Arabic of the Koran.

Go tell your co-religionists that they misunderstand their religion- then back it up with some Fiqh (from any of the eight schools of Islamic jurisprudence), and let us know how that goes for you.

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