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Submitted by Muhammad Arief (Indonesia), Jul 17, 2006 at 23:12

Dear friends,

The history always teaches us to be wise after the event, but unfortunately the history itself is always filled by the loading of interests based on the claim of the people who lived in that time. For me as a muslim it's very excessive that we always claim our scripture is more valid than the history of the jew and their scripture. Islam besides as a faith and religion is also a philosophy and history which could be analyzed based on the contemporary invention of science and technology.

Based on that I want to ask for all the people of muslim to pay attention that we have to realize many of the prophets in our scripture holy Quran are not arabians, they are jewish based on the descendants of Jacob (son of Isaac) who also called as "Israel". So how could we claim that we knew more the jew's history than the jews themselves while we are the arabian and not the descendant of jew, it's impossible if the chinese claimed that they knew more the history of japan than the japanese themselves.

Based on the history of the prophet muhammad ascencion it was not so clear that the Al Masjidil Aqsa had been built there in Jerusalem, we have to acknowledge that the kingdom of Israel is older than the arabian.

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