The Trouble with Islam Today-Irshad Manji

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The Trouble with Islam Today-Irshad Manji

I truly believe that because the general public have become educated with respects to Islam, after all people can read, this religion is on a down word spiral in combination with all of the peripheral violence.associated with the religion of peace. But if you are interested in the atomic bomb of constructive knowledge, reading "The Trouble with Islam Today" by Irshad Manji is a must read. Ms. Manji was a refugee from Uganda,a devote Muslim and openly homosexual. She is considered a top Islamic scholar. I cannot detail every fact from her book, but a few important facts did emerge from the book that is worth mentioning. Did you know that while the Ottoman Empire controlled the areas now known as Israel, Jewish business men purchased large swaths of land from the Ottomans receiving a deed with a proper metes and bounds description? Regretfully undeveloped until some years later. Further, it was not Israel who forced the Palestinians to leave during the 1948 civil war, their neighbouring Arab friends all encouraged them to leave assuring the Palestinians that the civil war would be shortly crushed. The book goes and on with detailed facts debunking Islam and its tenants. This is not a Muslim bashing book, but a well organised book constructively written. A must read!

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@Mhester

@Mhester

There is no such thing as "a must read book." 'Especially when spammed by some bloke I don't know on an internet forum . There is also the odd assumption I would be interested in such a book. (I'm not) From your description it sounds like the self published ravings of a religious bigot.

Islam can no more be debunked than can Christianity in any definitive sense . Like religions generally, each is founded on unfalsifiable claims. IE so far have been neither proved nor disproved.

You write as if Islam is an homogeneous religion. It is not and never has been. The general public knows little if anything about Islam. Not even in the broadest sense of having read the Q'uran (I have) or one of the different Hadith. (I have not) .

It is no more useful to speak of 'Islam' in any generalised way than it is to do the same with christianity.

How many kafir have any knowledge or understanding of the many different sects within Islam ?

How many understand that when they speak of "Muslim terrorists" they are probably speaking of Saudi Wahhabi , the most extreme all fundamentalists sects ?

There are approximately ONE BILLION Muslims world wide. .As far as I'm aware the greatest concentration of Muslims is found in in Indonesia (225 million) which has the largest Muslim population in the world .

The Middle East has approximately 300 million, which includes Turkey, Egypt and Iran

To make generalised claims about a billion people is the very definition of bigotry. Unsurprisingly, I've never run across a bigot who agrees with that definition, nor a racist who admits to being a racist.

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Mhester - ...it was not

Mhester - ...it was not Israel who forced the Palestinians to leave during the 1948 civil war, their neighbouring Arab friends all encouraged them to leave assuring the Palestinians that the civil war would be shortly crushed.

That statement sounds ludicrous. I'd guess that the bombings, beheadings, and mass graves full of civilians; might have had something to do with the civilian population trying to get the hell out of Dodge. Civil wars are extra UGLY.

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In her book she provides

In her book she provides sources of this claim. I find it consistent with the mentality of a Islamic Society and their arrogance towards non-Islamic people.

Nyarlathotep's picture
Mhester - In her book she

Mhester - In her book she provides sources of this claim.

It is simply an insane claim.

Imagine the scene. You're living in a region where two lunatic religious factions are basically trying to ethnically cleanse each other. Then it becomes clear that your faction is losing. What do you do? You get the fuck out of Dodge.

You're telling me this wasn't the cause of the population fleeing? That they ignored these threats and left because "their neighbouring Arab friends all encouraged them to leave".

What exactly are you trying to sell us?

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Al al al al al al al al al al

Al al al al al al al al al al al al al al la la la la la ISLAM!

Just had to get it out of my system.

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