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To Moderate Muslim1: What is the fate of those do not pay jiziya?

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Submitted by Plato (United Arab Emirates), May 16, 2007 at 06:05

Moderate Muslim1 your wrote: "For one thing, you keep saying jizya is pay or die. It has nothing to with living under a Muslim goverment, it has everything to do with a war. It is an exemption from war. For gods sake, get it into your skulls."

For arguments sake, let us assume you are right (you will be going against all your 'scholars' interpretation of the verse). Suppose the man of the book refuses to pay jizya what happens to him? And supposing further he was not a man of the book, does this 'wonderful' verse of the 'noble koran' tell the Muslms that they be freed? Be honest moderate muslim1. You know very well what happens to them. They are forced to convert as happened in India, killed or sold as slaves.

Do you condone what happened to millions of Hindus and Buddhists in India under the sword of islam?

And you have avoided answering most of the other points I have raised. Why is that? Are you unable to answer them? Particularly your phony claim about the mercy shown by the Prophet when he conquered Mecca, the city of his tribe and closest relatives. You also have not said anything about his bias towards his own relatives and tribesmen.

Your Prophet had no vision of humanity as a whole. His prejudice against people who are not relatives and close tribesmen is evident from his actions and the Koran, which considers the desert Arabs as some kind of scoundrels upon whom he calls down 'disaster of evil'.


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