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The Truth about Islam - Part 3

The Lesser Jihad is the only Jihad

This essay is the third in a series, which declare and seek to prove that Islam’s essential nature is evil.  The first article proposed that Islam cannot continue to be defined in ambiguous, uncertain, or conflicting terms.  Either it is demonstrably a religion of peace or it is not.  This is not a matter to be decided by observation of terrorists or even of the behavior of the vast majority of peace-loving Muslims.  How do we know which group represents the true nature of the creed?  We can’t arrive at a determination from hearsay, or attempt to assert that all opinions are equally valid (that the ethical nature of Islam is whatever you desire it to be).  Islam can only be understood by its scripture.  And if that scripture is essentially a treatise of commandments to hate, discriminate, obsessively deride, criticize, terrorize, and invoke violence against non-Muslims, then Islam is indeed a religion of violence and spiritual ruin.  If so, then the terrorists are correctly acting out their spiritual commandments and the silent majority of “peace-loving” Muslims are at best ignorant enablers of terrorism, and at worst a key component part in the perpetuation of evil. 

We discussed the inability of Islam to abrogate its hateful passages and apply its ethical standards in new ways that support a progression in support of civilized human relationships.  It is a religion of antipathy that is stuck in its seventh century form forever, and it seeks to suck the entire world back to Muhammad’s notion of theocracy. 

We outlined ten ethical principles that form the essential nature of Islam.  In the second article, we analyzed the first two assertions of fact.  We discussed the incredible volume of references within the Koran for Muslims to revile and discriminate against Christians, Jews, and also pagans.  Incredibly, many Muslims either do not comprehend these self-evident passages, or pretend they don’t exist, or are simply lying about their meaning. 

Here’s the problem.  Scholars inform us that the Koran is very poorly written and appears almost purposely convoluted.  Gerd Puin, a world-renowned expert in Arabic calligraphy and Koran-ic paleography, decries the ease with which both Muslims and non-Muslims accept Islamic dogma because the text is such a quagmire. He wrote: “The Qur’an claims for itself that it is ‘mubeen,’ or clear, but if you just look at it, you will see that every fifth sentence or so simply doesn’t make sense. Many Muslims will tell you otherwise, but the fact is that a fifth of the Qur’an is just incomprehensible. This is what has caused the traditional anxiety regarding translation. If the Qur’an is not comprehensible, if it can’t even be understood in Arabic, then it’s not translatable into any language. That is why Muslims are afraid.” 

Muslims spend as much as one quarter of their school day learning to recite the Koran, even as they are unable to read or understand it. They simply learn by rote, mouthing the sounds in the unusual and indecipherable dialect of Religious Arabic. This method allows them to believe that the Koran is “God’s Book,” without having to personally and critically examine it, or mix reason with faith. Through this state of ignorance, they are easily indoctrinated and can be used as robotic perpetrators of whatever their teachers want from them.

Another reason most Muslims are so clueless about the meaning behind their religion is that the Allah’s Book is a text of almost unspeakable horror.   The book is simply a collection of commandments to hate, murder, and pillage.  The more you understand it, the more you realize that it is the very definition of evil, and then you’d either have to become apostate and risk your corporal life in rejection of it, or worse, you’d have to willingly accept that it is Okay to carve a man’s head off while he is alive, on international TV.  A revolution of those with inherent ethical principles against the zombies of faith in evil would be bloody and violent, as Muhammad’s enforcers do not take rejection lying down.  Thus some Muslims are afraid to tell each other that the Sultan has no clothes.  They just don’t “go there”. 

Nevertheless, in many of the world’s fundamentalist madrasas and mosque’s there is a more clear understanding of their commandments, but in the Westernized versions, the Koran is sanitized and its meaning is altered.  Most thinkers call such opportunistic double-talk “hypocrisy”, one of the chief sins Jesus Christ spent his ministry decrying. 

Ayisha, Muhammad’s child concubine was once heard to say “Often Allah seems to be very anxious to fulfill Muhammad's will”…dangerous honesty from a concubine.  

It is only by re-assembling the Koran’s verses in the order in which it was revealed and taking the time to understand the historical context in which it was delivered, can we make sense out of it. In doing so, it becomes obvious that this supposed “holy book”, is the written revelation of a religion dedicated to antisocial, disharmonious, hateful, disparaging messages that are not presented as “context”, but as actual, eternal, crystal-clear commandments straight from the lips of the angel Gabriel to Muhammad (we’re told) and on to you.  These hate-speech sura’s are not “situational” or “conditional”, or “temporal”; thus they cannot be interpreted as relative only to the time and circumstances under which they were declared, for such an absurd notion would mean that nothing in Islam needs to be retained as orthodoxy.  It can be redefined as needed and modified at will.  Then, we could all dismiss Islam as a fantasy and fallacy.  But every single Muslim in the world knows with 100% certainty that the exact opposite is true.  Islam was put on this earth as an assault on every other religion, to reign supreme through force or fraud as the perfect and eternal will of Allah. 

The bottom line is that the Koran was a compilation of the disturbed desires of a man who was driven to objectivize and formulate a cult based on his personal hatreds, prejudices, lusts, and sins. 

Do you deeply desire to believe that the Koran can be interpreted as metaphor? Or that Muhammad’s prophesy should be considered only contextually relevant, or do you secretly fear that the written commandments of Islam are eternal requirements that mean exactly what they say?  Here’s what Allah says: 

“Those who deny Allah and His messengers and (those who) wish to separate Allah from His messengers, saying: "We believe in some but reject others": And (those who) wish to take a course midway,”  Koran 004.150, and “They are in truth (equally) unbelievers; and we have prepared for unbelievers a humiliating punishment. Koran 004.151

The above passage is pretty clear.  You can’t take it a la carte.  You’re either with Islam or you’re against it.  And, of course there is this unforgettable instruction (below): 

“None of Our revelations do We abrogate or cause to be forgotten, but We substitute something better or similar: Knowest thou not that Allah Hath power over all things?   Also translated as:  Whatever communications We abrogate or cause to be forgotten, We bring one better than it or like it. Do you not know that Allah has power over all things?” Koran 2.106 

So the Muslim is not permitted to forget or ignore inconvenient passages that appear cruel or inhumane (because Allah knoweth and ye do not) 

In fact, Muhammad, speaking for Allah makes a great sin out of using allegory as a way to justify ignoring the harsh realities of the religion of war, as below: 

“He it is Who has sent down to thee the Book: In it are verses basic or fundamental (of established meaning); they are the foundation of the Book: others are allegorical. But those in whose hearts is perversity follow the part thereof that is allegorical, seeking discord, and searching for its hidden meanings, but no one knows its hidden meanings except Allah. And those who are firmly grounded in knowledge say: "We believe in the Book; the whole of it is from our Lord:" and none will grasp the Message except men of understanding.” Koran 3.007

Here Muhammad is criticizing Jews (and Christians).  He attempts to assert that there are both literal and allegorical passages in the Torah that Jews just can’t seem to correctly interpret.  He accuses them of searching for (or inventing their own) meaning within the ambiguous passages.  And, one is to assume that Islam is established to reassert the correct interpretation of God’s Law. 

But the Torah (as well as the Bible) has two kinds of composition:  historical perspective (Bible stories) and admonishments of the prophets (commandments, prophesy, warnings, and advice).  One cannot read too much into the Bible stories by inferring commandments.  For example, if the Old Testament tells of God commanding the Israelites to attack a city, such as Jericho, there is no way on earth or in any part of the universe that a competent person can interpret those passages as permission for the Jews today to sack another country or city.  Absolutely no way.  It is just a story that Jews believe happened as an article of faith.  If Jonah was swallowed up by a whale, it does not imply the need for some contemporary hateful ethic against whales or that we should all jump into the mouths of whales.  But when the Bible says, you should or must do this or that, it is commandment, and the distinctions between commandment and context are self-evident.  Moreover, Jewish and Christian commandments cannot change without some orthodox due-process mechanism within the religion—or a split into denominations.  Fortunately, Judaism and Christianity have the ability to apply basic values to novel situations (I’m not a Jew, but I am going to go out on a limb here and assume that the dove population needn’t worry about the Mosaic Law’s use of bird sacrifices to atone for a great many sins). 

Islam has no such mechanism to change.  And worse, nothing in the Koran is allegorical or “filler”.  It is all perfected commandment.  So for example, when it says, take not as friends the Jews, it hot damn well means it…forever.  Is this fact truly a mystery to Muslims or are they all part of a weird deception?  When it says Allah so hated the Jews that he turned them into pigs and monkeys, you are not allowed to say, “Well, Allah may hate them but I really adore them”.  So is there really any reason to be confused about why Muslims so despise Jews today?  Get with it Muslims; this is not rocket science. 

But the plentiful evidence of scriptural invocations to hate, are perhaps not sufficient to prove the case that Islam is in fact a religion of evil.  Maybe what is needed is proof that Islam repeatedly asserts that Allah wants Muslims to murder, slaughter, assassinate, and torture infidels until the Islamic paradigm has been forced upon the world.  If such passages are not abrogated, then Islam is what those scriptural commandments say it is, not what you (in your psychopathic need to overlook scripture) think it is.  And if so, by any sane definition of evil, Islam fits the bill.  Let’s find out why this is true. 

From the first essay (enhanced)

Fact 3:  Islam empowers and urges believers to wage violent, physical struggle against Jews and Christians as well as “pagans”, until the world is under the political, military, and social authority of Islam.  Muhammad led or participated in wars of overt aggression, and these wars were approved and urged by the Muslim god, Allah to save the world by establishing Islamic rule.  Warriors for Allah are assured the highest benefits in heaven. (there is a notion of a “greater” Jihad, one of inner acceptance of Islam, but this notion is rarely found in scripture, and is only applicable where Islam has already become supreme….meaning, after the world is brought under the control of Islam, Muslims are free to continue a personal “struggle” against their natural urge to be free from its tyranny. 

Therefore, there can be no lasting peace between non-Islamic and Islamic societies.  Muslims must either abandon Islam or completely rewrite the Koran and reinterpret the Hadith.  Further, even after Muslims are defeated in war, as long as they retain their religious beliefs, they are actively encouraged to reinitiate war once they regain their religious and military vigor. 

Fact 4:  Islam allows those captured in wars of aggression (for the glory of Allah) to be killed and their possessions taken, and their women raped.  Islam allows and encourages the wealth of non-Muslims to be usurped and shared with the Muslim “order”.  Islam allows Muslims to take as slaves those resisting its supremacy and to use those slaves as a reward for their participation in Jihad, as Islam perpetuates an Islamic society based on slave labor.  Islam allows and encourages forced conversion, but does not require it.  Non-muslims under Islamic rule are considered low class untermenchen and must bear the burden of special taxes and discrimination. 

Therefore, losing a war with military forces under the banner of Islam is painful and costly.  Further, Islam sanctions rape, murder, looting, slavery, discrimination against non-Muslims, and forced conversions.  Coming from a spiritual ethic, these attributes describe the concept of evil.

“O ye who believe! Fight those of the disbelievers who are near to you (both on the battlefield and among the vanquished), and let them find harshness in you, and know that Allah is with those who keep their duty (unto Him).” Koran 009.123

“That Allah may reward the men of Truth for their Truth, and punish the Hypocrites if that be His Will, or turn to them in Mercy: for Allah is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful.”  Koran 033.024 

“And Allah (through your battle) turned back the Unbelievers for (all) their fury: no advantage did they gain; and enough is Allah for the believers in their fight. And Allah is full of Strength, able to enforce His Will.”  Koran 032.025

Clearly, there is no other conclusion in such back-to-back passages than that Allah is using the Muslims on earth to physically battle against non-Muslims. 

“And those of the People of the Book who aided them - Allah did take them down from their strongholds and cast terror into their hearts. (So that) some ye slew, and some ye made prisoners.”  Koran 032.026 

“And He made you heirs of their lands, their houses, and their goods, and of a land which ye had not frequented (before). And Allah has power over all things.”  Koran 036.027

This isn’t metaphor or background.  It can only be interpreted as invocation and permission to kill and plunder.  How, when and where was this abrogated? 

According to the Historian al-Baladhuri, writing only 200 years after Muhammad, the prophet said (below): 

"Peace be upon the one who follows the right path! I call you to Islam.  Accept my call, and you shall be unharmed. I am God's Messenger to mankind, and the word shall be carried out upon the miscreants. If therefore, you recognize Islam, I shall bestow power upon you. But if you refuse to accept Islam, your power shall vanish, my horses shall camp on the expanse of your territory and my prophecy shall prevail in your kingdom."  

This passage is written on a sign on display in the original Arabic and translated to English at Sohar Fort, Sultanate of Oman.  If this isn’t chillingly conclusive enough proof against those who deceive our gullible public by claiming Islam forbids spreading its dogma by warfare, I can’t imagine what additional evidence would be required, even as there are dozens of similarly disturbing passages below. Apparently Muhammad was a bit more honest in his conduct than contemporary con-artists who run intimidation and disinformation operations for evil.  If we ingest enough of their hashish, they won’t have to conquer us with violence. 

“Fight those who believe not in Allah nor the Last day, nor hold the forbidden (that) which hath been forbidden by Allah and his messenger, nor acknowledge the Religion of Truth from among the People of the Book, until they pay the Jiziyah with willing submission. And feel themselves subdued.” Koran 9:29

Wait!  Did it say fight the infidels until the infidels either convert or pay a special tax and are subdued?  The only way this can be interpreted is Muslims are commanded to fight until non-Muslims are completely dominated.  Sarcasm:  but, gee, how is it that people think Islam is a warrior religion?  Sincerity:  When was this notion specifically abrogated from the religion of eternally perfect, unassailable, immutable law?? 

“Behold! Allah promised you one of the two (enemy) parties, that it should be yours: Ye wished that the one unarmed should be yours, but Allah willed to justify the Truth according to His words and to cut off the roots of the Unbelievers. Koran” 8.007 

What the angel is revealing to Muhammad is that Allah allows enemies to fight the Islamic armies so the Muslim shouldn’t brood over the risks he takes by invoking war.  Don’t wish that the enemy were disarmed, that would be too easy.  Allah is telling the Muslim, that the soldier is doing his bidding, by eliminating the “unbelievers”. 

“Remember thy Lord inspired the angels (with the message): ‘I am with you: give firmness to the Believers: I will instill terror into the hearts of the Unbelievers: smite ye above their necks and smite all their finger-tips off them.’” Koran 8.012 

Allah who we are told is all-knowing, all-wise, most compassionate, and omnipotent, commands the Muslim to cut off the fingertips of the Nonbeliever!  Do you think Allah was just kidding around?  Are you allowed by Islamic practice to ignore this?  Under what law?  Has this commandment been abrogated?  What should ring in your ears forever is the promise “I will instill terror” and asking Muslims to commit acts so brutal as to be the agents of Allah’s terror mentality. 

“This because they contended against Allah and His Messenger: If any contend against Allah and His Messenger, Allah is strict in punishment. Koran. 8.013 

In the very next sentence, Muhammad gives up the farm.  He admits outright that the only actions being conducted by the so-called enemy was that they were “contending against” Muhammad’s forces.  Translation:  they were defending themselves!  Any person who resists the Islamic collective is by definition contending and subject to orthodox, scripturally required brutality.  Any questions?  You can almost hear Hitler himself, uttering in guttural German, “You must crush der resistance”. 

“Thus (will it be said): ‘Taste ye then of the (punishment): for those who resist Allah, is the penalty of the Fire.’"  Koran 8.014 

“O ye who believe! when ye meet the Unbelievers in hostile array, never turn your backs to them.”  Koran 8.015 

“If any do turn his back to them on such a day - unless it be in a stratagem of war, or to retreat to a troop (of his own)- he draws on himself the wrath of Allah, and his abode is Hell,- an evil refuge (indeed)!”  Koran 8.016

This series of passages (8.012 – 8.016) are in full context.  They occur in uninterrupted succession.  The first passage (8.012) reminds us that Islam is about terrorism solely as a punishment for those who dare to hold an alternative belief, and instructs the Muslim to engage in torture.  The second and third lines remind the warrior that his war is based on Allah’s desire to punish “resistors”… not aggressors.  By the sequence of the verses, there can be no other conclusion than that Allah employs Muslims to wage hateful wars on any who resist Allah’s (Muhammad’s) way.   Verse 8.015 mandates that in the fight, you are not to retreat, that the good Muslim must fight until death or victory.  “Don’t turn your back” means “don’t retreat” not “don’t trust them” (they’re already at war, trust isn’t the issue here).  And the final stanza basically says anyone chicken-$#!1 enough to turn tail and run will be treated by Allah the same way Allah treats the infidel (using the more resolute soldier to enforce “bravery”).  Conclusion:  unrelenting, all-out assault on those who do not believe in Islam. 

“And know that whatever thing you gain, a fifth (of it) is for Allah and for the Messenger and for the near of kin and the orphans and the needy and the wayfarer, if you believe in Allah and in that which We revealed to Our servant, on the day of distinction, the day on which the two parties met; and Allah has power over all things.” Koran 8.041

I know it would be lovely to think that this must be interpreted according to the happenings and ethos of the times, but we’re talking about the perfect, immutable, eternal will of the almighty Allah here.  When was this passage specifically abrogated?  Show me the ink.  If not, it is still operative, and can at any time be used by an agitated group of Muslims as acceptable practice.  Then, why take such offense at the truth that Islam is a religion of war, terror, hate, and now economic gain from a war machine!  If we can scoff at this, we can dismiss cartoons of the prophet, the whole Mecca thing, prostration, five prayers a day, ablution, and anything else.  If we are not permitted to dismiss this, then do not draw the foul at accusations that Islam is evil.

“Against them (the unbelievers) make ready your strength to the utmost of your power, including steeds of war, to strike terror into (the hearts of) the enemies, of Allah and your enemies, and others besides, whom ye may not know, but whom Allah doth know. Whatever ye shall spend in the cause of Allah, shall be repaid unto you, and ye shall not be treated unjustly.” Koran 8.060

In this verse, Allah clearly commands Muslims to engage not just in war but terror.  This statement clearly signals terrorism as a sanctioned tactic of Islamic Jihad.  And Liberals tell us that terrorism is a partisan word for “freedom fighters”.  Posh!  Allah guarantees rewards for terror.  Cash for clash.  Dialing for death.  Cabbage for carnage.  Mullah Moola, Muham-mad money, Fatwa fat-wad, and frequent flyer miles for terror (Virgin Air, no doubt)! 

“But if the enemy inclines towards peace (meaning to accept defeat by the Islamic conquerors), do thou (also) incline towards peace, and trust in Allah: for He is One that heareth and knoweth (all things). “ Koran  8.061 

This is not a contradiction or a modification of the call to perpetual Jihad.  This is not a hint of peace within an obviously malicious religion.  This verse simply means: fight until the infidels give up and they sue for peace, then consider being peaceful as long as the infidel doesn’t get “uppity”.  This is no more than a call to stop beating a dead horse…the theory of conservation of energy.  This is not peace but tyranny.  (No wonder Liberals fall for this verse.  Stop fighting and tax them and make them believe in your dogma, then force them to act as you act.  This passage defines the modern Social Democrat!) 

“O Prophet! rouse the Believers to the fight. If there are twenty amongst you, patient and persevering, they will vanquish two hundred: if a hundred, they will vanquish a thousand of the Unbelievers: for these are a people without understanding.” Koran 8.065

Here, Allah makes Islamic Jihadists not just heroes but superheroes.  Apparently, Allah wasn’t referring to present day Iraq…two-time recipient of the award for Fastest Crushing Defeat of a Large Military in World History.  In this passage Allah commands Muhammad to “rouse” the fighters.  This ain’t no prophet of peace.  The key is that Muslims are told they will prevail in a fight because the unbelievers do not understand the will of Allah.  Still true today, we completely ignore, underestimate, and fail to comprehend the nature of the Islamic menace. 

(Once Islam has won the war) “And those who accept Faith subsequently, and adopt exile, and fight for the Faith in your company, they are of you. But kindred by blood have prior rights against each other in the Book of Allah. Verily Allah is well-acquainted with all things.” Koran 8.075

Must it be pointed out again and again, that Islam sees peace only in terms of defeating and attempting to convert the infidels?  Why is this really even being argued?  But here, Muhammad just can’t resist the need to assert that converts in defeat are still not as “good” as those born into Islam!  If you are forced to accept Islam in order to prevent Muslim persuasion efforts, you are still not as good as the original converts or those born into the religion.  This passage is clear approval to create a caste social structure within Islam (Now there’s a novel concept for the creation of a strong social fabric). 

Moreover, if one does not accept the faith he must be (ipso facto) your continued enemy.  So these Jihads are after all, wars of aggression by Islam against other religious people.  If this statement was not true, and Islam were simply defending itself against aggressive others, then the words above would be something like:  “If the aggressor infidels cease in their attempts to conquer you, then you must also cease and desist hostilities and let the infidels go home, and you go back to your home without attempting to defeat their populations or convert their people”.  But that isn’t what it says.  So let’s think:  Fight for Allah and he will give you the strength of 10 of your enemies, then destroy the infidels wherever they exist, subdue, and cut off their heads…and make them say “uncle”…and if you do all this under the grace of Allah, you are eternally rewarded with compensation on earth and rich comforts in everlasting heaven.  Conversely, if you do not fight, you are weak, low, and frustrating the work of Allah, and will have no reward.  Tell me, for the true believer, where’s the downside in Jihad? 

"Then, when the sacred months have passed, slay the idolaters wherever ye find them, and take them (captive), and besiege them and prepare for them each ambush. But if they repent and establish worship and pay the poor-tax, then leave their way free. Lo! Allah is Forgiving, Merciful." Koran 9.005

Islam discusses more warfare and offensive combat as prescribed in the holy book.  Once again, only if nonbelievers “repent”, which would only occur upon Islamic victory (forced conversion), a tax is to be levied on the unconverted.  Islam so easily commingles military, religion and government, that you almost miss it.  It’s the same business with three different subsidiaries.  This is the mafia with a religious dispensation. 

“Never should a believer kill a believer; but (If it so happens) by mistake, (Compensation is due): If one (so) kills a believer, it is ordained that he should free a believing slave, and pay compensation to the deceased's family, unless they remit it freely. If the deceased belonged to a people at war with you, and he was a believer, the freeing of a believing slave (Is enough). If he belonged to a people with whom ye have treaty of Mutual alliance, compensation should be paid to his family, and a believing slave be freed. For those who find this beyond their means, (is prescribed) a fast for two months running: by way of repentance to Allah: for Allah hath all knowledge and all wisdom.” Koran 4.092 

Read carefully and with clear thinking.  This passage actually confirms the converse, that if we single out the sin of killing another believer as a sin, it is therefore must be permissible to kill non-believers.  Otherwise Muhammad could have simply said “Thou shalt not murder” (mentioned in another holy book Muslims pretend to comprehend).  But clearly Muhammad chose to qualify the restriction.  There is no such proscription against murder in general.  Why, because, and say it out loud:  Islam is a religion of war and terror!  The above statement is even more unbelievable in that the weak punishment confirms our Western notion that Muslims don’t share our belief in the sanctity of life.  “Oops, I accidentally killed my rival; I guess I’ll have to…fast!”  Or “I need to diet so badly, I could just kill”  Yes…yes you could.

But it gets worse…

Not equal are those believers who sit (at home during war) and receive no hurt, and those who strive and fight in the cause of Allah with their goods and their persons. Allah hath granted a grade higher to those who strive and fight with their goods and persons than to those who sit (at home). Unto all (in Faith) Hath Allah promised good: But those who strive and fight Hath He distinguished above those who sit (at home) by a special reward.” Koran 4.095

This is really just wicked.  Here if you are in fact peaceful, you are inferior to the fighters and in Allah’s eyes.  How would you like it if God called you a “weenie”?  You can’t just sit there and be good, you have to go out and fight to subdue the infidels.  This is the Islamic version of “works” vs. “grace”. 

“The punishment of those who wage war against Allah and His Messenger, and strive with might and main for mischief through the land is: execution, or crucifixion, or the cutting off of hands and feet from opposite sides, or exile from the land: that is their disgrace in this world, and a heavy punishment is theirs in the Hereafter;” Koran 5.033 

“Wage war”…now is that spiritual war?  Please remember these words every time an apologist for Islamic terror attempts to justify this religion as peaceful.  This is how Muslims derive their justification for murdering anyone who verbally assaults their god or prophet.  It says wage war…and also those who strive for mischief.  Wow, torture for mischief…we’re going a little past an eye for an eye, aren’t we?  Very often, Muslims apply the term “mischief” to Jews, and now you know what they have in mind by way of response. 

“Therefore, when ye meet the Unbelievers (in fight), smite at their necks; At length, when ye have thoroughly subdued them, bind a bond firmly (on them): thereafter (is the time for) either generosity or ransom: Until the war lays down its burdens. Thus (are ye commanded): but if it had been Allah's Will, He could certainly have exacted retribution from them (Himself); but (He lets you fight) in order to test you, some with others. But those who are slain in the Way of Allah,- He will never let their deeds be lost.” Koran 47.004 

You already knew where all this Jew-and-Christian bashing was leading didn’t you?  A religion can’t continuously invoke hate, spite, anger, resentment and discord without expecting a little action. 

However, Allah’s reasoning sounds suspicious.  He claims to need Muhammad’s assassins in order to test them.  He could have done it himself, but he lets you do the fighting… as a test.  Once again we see a supreme being that appears to act as if he’s serving Muhammad’s interests.

 “Be not weary and faint-hearted, crying for peace, when ye should be uppermost (in conquest): for Allah is with you, and will never put you in loss for your (good) deeds.” Koran 47.035

Translation:  Don’t be cowards, you pathetic little crybabies!  Go out and conquer the infidels.  Allah will make it up to you.  Uh, dear Muslim…when was this abrogated from the perfect, eternal text? 

“Fight in the cause of Allah those who fight you, but do not transgress limits; for Allah loveth not transgressors.”  Koran 2.190 

What limits are there to a religion that condones execution, crucifixion, amputation, slavery, ransom, war booty, conquest and imperialism.  How bad would you have to be to transgress those “limits”? 

“And slay them wherever ye catch them, and turn them out from where they have Turned you out; for tumult and oppression are worse than slaughter.  But fight them not at the Sacred Mosque, unless they (first) fight you there; but if they fight you, slay them. Such is the reward of those who suppress faith.” Koran 2.191 

And in the very next verse!

So, “slay them wherever you catch them” (not transgressing limits, mind you) is advised because oppression is worse than slaughter.  Oppression by whom?  At the time this was written, Muslims had been on perpetual offensive maneuvers since Medina, as revealed by the phrase “wherever ye catch them”.  It sounds like Hitler’s “final solution”.  Slaughter them, rather than enslave them and be burdened by having to oppress them.   Oh, but not at the mosque.  Well, all right…if they fight you there, you can fight them.  (Be reminded that in every conflict between the U.S. and Islamic forces in Iraq or Afghanistan, or between Israel and Palestinians, the Muslims have traditionally holed up in mosques and treated them as armories, even shooting at troops from inside.  But in every episode, there is not a peep of protest from Friday sermons dripping with revulsion and angst at the “great satans”.)  The obvious question is: If a Muslim shoots at an infidel from inside a mosque, and the enemy soldier returns fire, doesn’t this always invoke the “if they fight you it’s OK clause?”  I don’t mean to over analyze this, but isn’t this mosque restriction utterly meaningless? 

“But if they cease, Allah is Oft-forgiving, Most Merciful.” Koran 2.192 

Whenever “if they fight you” in verse 2.191 is applied, it refers to any kind of opposition, including passive resistance, self-defense, even blasphemy. Islam is therefore the date-rape of religions.  If you resist its desire to convert you, you are going to get what’s coming to you.  Even if you passively resist the Islamic approach, you contradict Muhammad’s mandate and thus are, in the badly abused logic of Islam, aggressing against their destiny. 

How can the ceasing of the people you are slaying and chasing occur under the conditions of war?  Oh yes, this again can only happen when the enemy is defeated.  It’s like saying, wage war until the enemy surrenders, then stop.  I quote a billion eleven-year-old kids, “duh”. 

Followed immediately by:

“And fight with them until there is no persecution, and religion should be only for Allah, but if they desist, then there should be no hostility except against the oppressors.” Koran 2.193 

The meaning of this passage is entirely deceitful.  At first it appears to justify defensive military action only (until there is no more oppression—by whom?).  Then it adds “and there prevail “justice” “and faith in Allah”.  Now, the only way to obtain a prevailing of faith in Allah by the enemy is for the Islamic forces to win the war and force Islam down the throats of the unwilling.  Thus, the only way fro Islam to adopt the characteristic of “peacefulness” is when Islam is victorious.  There can be no other conclusion, regardless of how “oppressed” Muslims feel. The end of hostilities, then, isn’t an indication of a “peaceful” religion. This is nothing more than a commitment to stop beating a dead horse…it’s applying the theory of energy conservation. It does nothing to take away from the requirement that True Believers are to fight to the death.   

It is important to again realize that “persecution” (also defined as “oppression”) is never defined.  Ask a Muslim to define it and he will likely tell you that essentially, anyone who stands in his way is oppressing him.  It gives him a sick, moral palliative.  It makes him feel abused.  In his mind, his aggression merely restores his parity.  Even mocking the prophet to the average Muslim mind is an act of war.  That’s why so many of them are wearing “Theo Van Gogh” lapel pins and chanting “give peace a chance”! 

“Fighting is prescribed for you, and ye dislike it. But it is possible that ye dislike a thing which is good for you, and that ye love a thing which is bad for you. But Allah knoweth, and ye know not.” Koran 2.216

Apparently, whether the Muslim knows it or not, even if it seems bad for him, Allah wills him to fight.  Is it still a mystery how contemporary Muslims earn their reputation?  By the way Muhammad, Jesus would have said, “fighting is proscribed for you.”  One letter off, and the difference between heaven and hell is created. 

“Allah had helped you at (the battle of) Badr, when ye were a contemptible little force; then fear Allah; thus May ye show your gratitude.” Koran 3.123 

As crazy as it sounds, this verse appears to belittle the Muslims by reminding the fearful Muslim that Allah did all the work for them in their revered battle of Badr.  So now that you’re part of the force of Islam, you’ll have to fear Allah to show your gratitude.  You’re part of Team Allah, and don’t you forget it.

“Let not the Unbelievers think that our respite to them is good for themselves: We grant them respite that they may grow in their iniquity: But they will have a shameful punishment.” Koran 3.178 

This passage indicates that once a battle is won, the Muslim may not take comfort in peace for long.  Allah’s peaceful period is just an intermission.  This is an important reminder to all non-Muslims worldwide that just because radical Islam subsides for an indefinite period, one should not expect it to surrender its single-minded desire to conquer the world through violent means. 

“But if they violate their oaths after their covenant, and taunt you for your Faith,- fight ye the chiefs of Unfaith: for their oaths are nothing to them: that thus they may be restrained.  Will ye not fight people who violated their oaths, plotted to expel the Messenger, and took the aggressive by being the first (to assault) you? Do ye fear them? Nay, it is Allah Whom ye should more justly fear, if ye believe!” Koran 9.012

OK, here’s slam-dunk proof (as if we need it) of the complete repugnance of Islam toward Jews and Christians.  First, it declares that all it takes to be at war with another religion, is that the subject faithful “broke their covenant” and “taunt” you.  So if they tease or harass you, you can commit mass murder to restrain them?!  Second, this conspicuous verse emphasizes that Muhammad was not originally in mortal danger when he began to make war.  The Meccans were merely “plotting to expel” him. The verse admits that Muhammad was not even fighting even a defensive war!  So, the people of Mecca didn’t plot to kill him, they just wanted Muhammad removed from their city.  In response, the “prophet” launches a religion of reprisal. This is a revenge religion, one of a kind in a world in which all other religions accept the concept of abstinence from initiating aggression. 

“What! will you not fight a people who broke their oaths and aimed at the expulsion of the Messenger, and they attacked you first; do you fear them? But Allah is most deserving that you should fear Him, if you are believers.” Koran 9.013 

Muhammad is actually baiting his disciples to wage war…Go on, they started it…are you going to take it from Pagans?  What, are you chicken?  They insulted me; have you no sense of chivalry?  If you don’t massacre them, Allah won’t like it….etc..  Once again, as if you may have missed it in the previous paragraph, Muhammad slips up and confesses that he was only going to be expelled, not killed.  It is not credible to believe that the Meccans couldn’t have slit his throat at any time.  When Muhammad left Mecca his band was pathetically small.  So when he was expelled (rejected), he declared all out war.  “We will bury you!” (Kruschev) 

“Can you expect for us (any fate) other than one of two glorious things- (Martyrdom or victory)? But we can expect for you either that Allah will send his punishment from Himself, or by our hands. So wait (expectant); we too will wait with you." Koran 9.052 

The second sentence is haunting proof of Islam’s belief that they are the corporal army ordained by Allah to coerce Islam on unbelievers.  It calls to the resistors:  Either we Muslims will punish the defilers…”by our hands” or Allah will. 

Frighteningly, no other religion in the world believe martyrdom is defined as death in physical war against unbelievers.  A martyr in all other religions is one who accepts (not fights against) persecution or death rather than compromise his or her principles.  This is why Islam cannot be considered other than evil. 

“Allah hath promised to Believers, men and women, gardens under which rivers flow, to dwell therein, and beautiful mansions in gardens of everlasting bliss. But the greatest bliss is the good pleasure of Allah: that is the supreme felicity.” Koran 9.072

But where are the virgins? 

“In them (Allah’s promises in Heaven) will be Maidens (virgins), chaste, restraining their glances, whom no man or Jinn before them has touched.”  Koran 55.056

Oh.  I thought all that was Western slander.  I guess Islam rewards its soldiers beyond pillaging, slavery, and rape.  Has this been abrogated?

“Those who lagged behind (will say), when ye (are free to) march and take booty (in war): "Permit us to follow you." They wish to change Allah's decree: Say: "Not thus will ye follow us: Allah has already declared (this) beforehand": then they will say, "But ye are jealous of us." Nay, but little do they understand (such things).” Koran 48.011

The meaning behind this sura is hideous.  Apparently only those who actually fight get to share some of the war spoils.  We’re talking about profit-sharing, folks.  This is Islam. 

 “Allah's Good Pleasure was on the Believers when they swore Fealty to thee under the Tree: He knew what was in their hearts, and He sent down Tranquility to them; and He rewarded them with a speedy Victory; and much booty that they will capture. Allah is ever Mighty, Wise.”  Koran 48.018

Thank you Allah, and merry Christmas, goodwill toward men, and everlasting peace on earth. 

“O Prophet! We have made lawful to thee thy wives to whom thou hast paid their dowers; and those whom thy right hand possesses (slaves) out of the prisoners of war whom Allah has assigned to thee; and daughters of thy paternal uncles and aunts, and daughters of thy maternal uncles and aunts, who migrated (from Mecca) with thee (incest); and any believing woman who dedicates her soul to the Prophet if the Prophet wishes to wed her (coveting and promiscuity); this only for thee, and not for the Believers (at large); We know what We have appointed for them as to their wives and the captives (from war) whom their right hands possess;- in order that there should be no difficulty for thee. And Allah is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful.” Koran 33.050

Rape, slavery, loot and concubines, all at the bounty of Allah, most merciful! Nice work, if you can get it. 

“’There has already been for you a Sign in the two armies that met (in combat): One was fighting in the cause of Allah, the other resisting Allah; these saw with their own eyes Twice their number. But Allah doth support with His aid whom He pleaseth. In this is a warning for such as have eyes to see.’” Koran 3.013

This passage clearly proves the Islamic belief in physical warfare, as opposed to spiritual warfare, that engaging in war pleases Allah, and that physical confrontation of Islamic armies is a warning from God.  This means Allah uses the Muslim soldier as a warning to non-believers. 

When ye travel through the earth, there is no blame on you if ye shorten your prayers, for fear the Unbelievers May attack you: For the Unbelievers are unto you open enemies.

Muslims are taught that the rest of the world is in conspiracy against them.  So all fighting is ipso facto defensive. 

“Hast thou not seen those unto whom it was said: Withhold your hands and establish worship and pay the poor-due?  But when fighting was prescribed for them, behold!  A party of them fear mankind even as they fear Allah or with greater fear, and say: Our Lord! Why hast Thou ordained fighting for us? If only Thou wouldst give us respite for a while. I Say: The comfort of this world is scant; the Hereafter will be better for him that wardeth off evil” Koran 4.077.

So Jihad is just allegorical, huh? 

Allah hath purchased of the believers their persons and their goods; for theirs (in return) is the garden (of Paradise): they fight in His cause, and slay and are slain: a promise binding on Him in truth, through the Law, the Gospel, and the Qur'an: and who is more faithful to his covenant than Allah? then rejoice in the bargain which ye have concluded: that is the achievement supreme. Koran 9.111 

Allah promises paradise for jihadees.  Hmmm.  Has this been abrogated? Show me.


Volume 8, Book 82, Number 795: Narrated Anas:

The Prophet cut off the hands and feet of the men belonging to the tribe of 'Uraina and did not cauterise (their bleeding limbs) till they died.  

Volume 4, Book 52, Number 41: Narrated Abdullah bin Masud:

I asked Allah's Apostle, "O Allah's Apostle! What is the best deed?" He replied, "To offer the prayers at their early stated fixed times." I asked, "What is next in goodness?" He replied, "To be good and dutiful to your parents." I further asked, what is next in goodness?" He replied, "To participate in Jihad in Allah's Cause." I did not ask Allah's Apostle anymore and if I had asked him more, he would have told me more.

Volume 4, Book 52, Number 42: Narrated Ibn 'Abbas:

Allah's Apostle said, "There is no Hijra (i.e. migration) (from Mecca to Medina) after the Conquest (of Mecca), but Jihad and good intention remain; and if you are called (by the Muslim ruler) for fighting, go forth immediately.

Volume 4, Book 52, Number 46: Narrated Abu Huraira:

I heard Allah's Apostle saying, "The example of a Mujahid in Allah's Cause-- and Allah knows better who really strives in His Cause----is like a person who fasts and prays continuously. Allah guarantees that He will admit the Mujahid in His Cause into Paradise if he is killed, otherwise He will return him to his home safely with rewards and war booty."

Volume 4, Book 52, Number 48: Narrated Abu Huraira:

The Prophet said, "Whoever believes in Allah and His Apostle, offer prayer perfectly and fasts the month of Ramadan, will rightfully be granted Paradise by Allah, no matter whether he fights in Allah's Cause or remains in the land where he is born." The people said, "O Allah's Apostle ! Shall we acquaint the people with the is good news?" He said, "Paradise has one-hundred grades which Allah has reserved for the Mujahidin who fight in His Cause, and the distance between each of two grades is like the distance between the Heaven and the Earth. So, when you ask Allah (for something), ask for Al-firdaus which is the best and highest part of Paradise." (i.e. The sub-narrator added, "I think the Prophet also said, 'Above it (i.e. Al-Firdaus) is the Throne of Beneficent (i.e. Allah), and from it originate the rivers of Paradise.")

Volume 4, Book 52, Number 54: Narrated Abu Huraira:

The Prophet said, "By Him in Whose Hands my life is! Were it not for some men amongst the believers who dislike to be left behind me and whom I cannot provide with means of conveyance, I would certainly never remain behind any Sariya' (army-unit) setting out in Allah's Cause. By Him in Whose Hands my life is! I would love to be martyred in Al1ah's Cause and then get resurrected and then get martyred, and then get resurrected again and then get martyred and then get resurrected again and then get martyred.

Volume 4, Book 52, Number 65: Narrated Abu Musa:

A man came to the Prophet and asked, "A man fights for war booty; another fights for fame and a third fights for showing off; which of them fights in Allah's Cause?" The Prophet said, "He who fights that Allah's Word (i.e. Islam) should be superior, fights in Allah's Cause."

Volume 4, Book 52, Number 72: Narrated Anas bin Malik:

The Prophet said, "Nobody who enters Paradise likes to go back to the world even if he got everything on the earth, except a Mujahid who wishes to return to the world so that he may be martyred ten times because of the dignity he receives (from Allah)."

Narrated Al-Mughira bin Shu'ba: Our Prophet told us about the message of our Lord that "Whoever amongst us is killed will go to Paradise." Umar asked the Prophet, "Is it not true that our men who are killed will go to Paradise and their's (i.e. those of the Pagan's) will go to the (Hell) fire?" The Prophet said, "Yes."

Volume 4, Book 52, Number 73: Narrated 'Abdullah bin Abi Aufa:

Allah's Apostle said, "Know that Paradise is under the shades of swords."

Volume 4, Book 52, Number 74i: Narrated Abu Huraira:

Allah's Apostle said, "Once Solomon, son of David said, '(By Allah) Tonight I will have sexual intercourse with one hundred (or ninety-nine) women each of whom will give birth to a knight who will fight in Allah's Cause.' On that a (i.e. if Allah wills) but he did not say, 'Allah willing.' Therefore only one of those women conceived and gave birth to a half-man. By Him in Whose Hands Muhammad's life is, if he had said, "Allah willing', (he would have begotten sons) all of whom would have been knights striving in Allah's Cause."

Volume 4, Book 52, Number 80i: Narrated Abu Huraira:

Allah's Apostle said, "Allah welcomes two men with a smile; one of whom kills the other and both of them enter Paradise. One fights in Allah's Cause and gets killed. Later on Allah forgives the 'killer who also get martyred (In Allah's Cause)."

Volume 4, Book 52, Number 176: Narrated 'Abdullah bin 'Umar:

Allah's Apostle said, "You (i.e. Muslims) will fight the Jews till some of them will hide behind stones. The stones will (betray them) saying, 'O 'Abdullah (i.e. slave of Allah)! There is a Jew hiding behind me; so kill him.' "

Volume 4, Book 52, Number 179: Narrated Abu Huraira:

Allah's Apostle said, "The Hour will not be established until you fight with the Turks; people with small eyes, red faces, and flat noses. Their faces will look like shields coated with leather. The Hour will not be established till you fight with people whose shoes are made of hair."

Volume 4, Book 52, Number 196: Narrated Abu Huraira:

Allah 's Apostle said, " I have been ordered to fight with the people till they say, 'None has the right to be worshipped but Allah,' and whoever says, 'None has the right to be worshipped but Allah,' his life and property will be saved by me except for Islamic law, and his accounts will be with Allah, (either to punish him or to forgive him.)"

Volume 4, Book 52, Number 220: Narrated Abu Huraira:

Allah's Apostle said, "I have been sent with the shortest expressions bearing the widest meanings, and I have been made victorious with terror (cast in the hearts of the enemy), and while I was sleeping, the keys of the treasures of the world were brought to me and put in my hand." Abu Huraira added: Allah's Apostle has left the world and now you, people, are bringing out those treasures (i.e. the Prophet did not benefit by them).

Excerpt K 33:25-27
Set 66, Count 131-133 [33.25]...Allah sufficed the believers in fighting... [33.26]...some [Jews] you killed and you took captive another part. [33.27]...He made you heirs to their [Jewish] land and their dwellings and their property, and (to) a land which you have not yet trodden... 

Excerpt K 24:055
Set 58, Count 123 Allah has promised to those of you who believe and do good that He will most certainly make them rulers in the earth [as a reward for going on Jihad (see K 024:053)]... 

4:73 Muhammad said, "Know that Paradise is under the shades of swords."

4:162b Muhammad said, "My livelihood is under the shade of my spear, and he who disobeys my orders will be humiliated by paying Jizya." ["Jizya" is the poll tax paid by subjugated peoples in return for the protection of the Islamic government.]

4:196 Mohammad said, "I have been ordered to fight with the people till they say, ‘None has the right to be worshiped but Allah,’ and whoever says, ‘None has the right to be worshiped by Allah,’ his life and property will be saved by me except for Islamic law, and his accounts will be with Allah (either to punish him or to forgive him.)" 

4:220 Muhammad said, "... I have been made victorious with terror (cast in the hearts of the enemy) ..."

4:260 Ikrima said, "Ali burnt some people [apparently Muslims who had left Islam] and this news reached Ibn Abbas, who said, ‘Had I been in his place I would not have burnt them, as the Prophet said, "Don't punish (anybody) with Allah's punishment." No doubt, I would have killed them, for the Prophet said, "If somebody (a Muslim) discards his religion, kill him."’" [The Islamic law of apostasy mandates death to anyone who leaves Islam.]


Complete Series:

The Truth about Islam, part1

The Truth about Islam Part 2, Sabre Rattling

Truth about Islam, Part 3: Lesser Jihad is the only Jihad

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