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To Shakeel: Simple-minded answers not simple ones

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Submitted by Plato (United Arab Emirates), May 31, 2007 at 00:40

Shakeel you are in brackets:

[The answer is simple, God has a promise that He will reward the righteous and punish the wrong-doer.]

Have you said anything different from the same old stuff about god's promise and his rewarding the righteous and punishing the wrong-doer. But you forget, Shakeel, that there is never any guarantee of reward for Allah is very grudging in handing out rewards as He constantly keeps saying something like 'if He so wishes' at the tail end of His promise of paradise. There is one instance when He does guarantee reward, and I have given you that verse before, 9:111, i.e when you go out and spill blood in his cause.

[He sent them on earth, so that they earn their final abodes by their deeds and yes, He already knows, what they are going to earn.]

You keep avoiding answering the conundrum of why Allah, who from what you have been saying is very intelligent, goes to the trouble of making us go through the motions of life on earth when He already knows all about our intentions and actions before he puts us down here. It does not take much human intelligence to realise that this is silly in the extreme, unless this an aspect of the unfathomable divine intelligence.

[And for rest of your questions, I think, I have already answered them.]

You have not even begun to answer any of them.

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