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Nabil Ahmad, Infidel and Aya 8:65

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in response to reader comment: That's not what Qur'an 8:65 said!!

Submitted by Infidel (Canada), Aug 31, 2006 at 17:45

On Aug 22/06, Senna submitted comments to Pipes website and included in the comments was the following statement:

"There are terrorists that aren't Muslims - remember the Oklahoma City bombings? Does that mean that all white males should be scrutinized as well"?

Her point is obvious, why are we obsessing over Muslim acts of terror and ignoring the act of Oklahoma City bombing? Do you get the point, Muslim terrorists have killed thousands of innocent people and caused billions of dollars of damage to property and Senna believes that these acts should not attract any more attention than the Oklahoma City bombing.

I applied Senna's perverse and skewed logic to Aya 8:65. In fact here is Aya 8:65 from my copy of the Blessed, Holy Qur'an: O Prophet! stir up the faithful to the fight. Twenty of you who stand firm shall vanquish two hundred: and if there be an hundred of you they shall vanquish a thousand of the infidels, for they are a people devoid of understanding".

Using reverse psychology, I concluded that if one hundred Muslims could vanquish one thousand infidels, then "one bad white male is equal to or worse than 1000 bad Muslims". In other words, one bad Infidel, Christian or Jew is so much worse than a bad Muslim that it would take 1000 bad Muslims to equal 1 bad non Muslim. This statement is complementary to Muslims, do you get it now?

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