Let me be clear at the outset of this commentary. I am not making an attempt to impress you with my piety. Heck, I’m just another old Pharisee trying to make my way through my remaining days on this confused, baffling, wondrous, puzzling, and often enigmatic little mud ball floating in third place from the […]
Archive for August, 2009
Liars misinform us that Islam is a “great religion of peace”. What need does a religion of peace have for divinely ordained rules regulating the allocation of spoils of war? Surah Al-Anfal is titled “The Spoils of War”, “Booty” or “Windfalls” depending on the translator. It begins with a declaration that the spoils belong to Allah and Moe.
Terrorism is a tactic, not an agenda. The agenda is reconquest of Israel, followed by regional and world conquest. Jihad is Jihad, whether conducted by massed armies or small bands of terrorists. In either case, innocent people are dispossessed, displaced, killed or enslaved.
It would seem that before a spiritual leader takes on the task of calling those who use critical thought bigots, a better task would be to seek the truth of Islamic ideology. The truth of Islam is found in the Koran, the Sunna and Islam’s political history. Once you have mastered those texts, you can speak to the issue.
Scotland has recently received tepid condemnation by President Obama and many world leaders for releasing Lockerbie bomber Abdulbaset al-Megrahi, a Muslim fanatic responsible for the deaths of 270 innocent people in the bombing of Pan AM flight 103 which ignited as the plane flew over Lockerbie, Scotland, just before Christmas 1988.