Let’s start off with a definition. I’ve often referred to Islam as a cult, and have taken flak for doing so, but checking with the dictionary, this is what I found: CULT: a religion or sect considered to be false, unorthodox, or extremist, with members often living outside of conventional society under the direction of a charismatic leader. Think of any number of recent Islamic leaders, or go back to the original, which would be Mohammed himself…doesn’t the definition fit them like a glove? Of course it does.
The Quran, Islam’s Holy Book, was allegedly transcribed by Mohammed as he heard the words from Allah, the Moon God. Since Allah was perfect, and Mohammed was perfect, then it follows, in a logical manner that the words in the Quran must be perfect also. The problem, as it pertains to Holy Books, is that only the Quran, to the best of my knowledge, preaches violence and the killing of any other person, man, woman or child, who is an infidel…that is they are not a Muslim. Not only does it set it down on paper, but it specifically targets Christians and Jews. Lately, the most extreme members of this cult, calling themselves ISIS, or the Islamic State, have been murdering combatants and non-combatants alike, and in the most horrible of manners. Beheadings, drownings, burning alive, throwing homosexuals off tall buildings…all fall into the area of permitted or condoned actions, because it’s in the writings of the Quran.
True believers of Islam will tell you that the consumption of alcohol is forbidden, but when that true believer, in his/her role as martyr, reaches paradise they can consume all the wine they can without getting drunk. Somehow that seems illogical to me.
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