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Tuesday, 5 February 2008

Political Hell

I read an extremely interesting article on the duality of Religious vs Political Islâm, with emphasis on the Political. This section interested me a great deal, mainly due to discussions on other forums on the nature of Hell and reconciling the concept of eternal punishment for a finite lifetime of sin and that of an all–merciful and just god.
Even the concept of Hell is
political, not religious. There are 146 parts of the Koran that refer to Hell.
Only 4% of the people in Islamic Hell are there for moral reasons, such as
murder, theft or greed. In 96% of the cases the person is in Hell because they
did not agree with Mohammed. This is a political charge. In short, Islamic Hell
is primarily a political prison.

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