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Jordan arrests poet accused of insulting Islam

There are 53 comments on the The Associated Press story from Oct 21, 2008, titled Jordan arrests poet accused of insulting Islam . In it, The Associated Press reports that:

Jordanian police arrested a local writer Tuesday for incorporating verses of the Quran, the Muslim holy book, into his love poetry, a judicial official said.

The poet, Islam Samhan, published his collection of poems, 'Grace like a Shadow,' without the approval of the Jordanian government, and authorities say it insults the holy book, the official said.

The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the media.

Samhan was charged with harming the Islamic faith and violating the press and publication law for combining the sacred words of the Quran with sexual themes.

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THUNDER

Canada

#44 Nov 9, 2008
Counter-Striker wrote:
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Not only Camel Jockeys from North Africa and Middle East, Porkis from Porkistan are heavily involved in the drug trade under the guise of cash businesses.


Hmmmm, you think allah's gonna punish them?? Or is it ok, for them because they believe in allah.
The kkkoran tells them to do whatever they want in kuffar lands.
Mahmood

Toronto, Canada

#45 Nov 9, 2008
Alen wrote:
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[Quran : 2:62] Surely, those who believe, those who are Jewish, the Christians, and the converts; anyone who (1) believes in GOD, and (2) believes in the Last Day, and (3) leads a righteous life, will receive their recompense from their Lord. They have nothing to fear, nor will they grieve.
God tells us to allow people to have the choice to believe or disbelieve.
[18:29] Proclaim: "This is the truth from your Lord," then whoever wills let him believe, and whoever wills let him disbelieve..........
[10:99] Had your Lord willed, all the people on earth would have believed.* Do you want to force the people to become believers?
[2:256] There shall be no compulsion in religion: the right way is now distinct from the wrong way. Anyone who denounces the devil and believes in GOD has grasped the strongest bond; one that never breaks. GOD is Hearer, Omniscient.
[88:21-22] You shall remind, for your mission is to deliver this reminder. You have no power over them.
[109:1-6] Say, "O you disbelievers. "I do not worship what you worship. "Nor do you worship what I worship. "Nor will I ever worship what you worship. "Nor will you ever worship what I worship. "To you is your religion, and to me is my religion."
[2:148] Each of you chooses the direction to follow; you shall race towards righteousness. Wherever you may be, GOD will summon you all. GOD is Omnipotent.
[ 25:57] Say, "I do not ask you for any money. All I seek is to help you find the right path to your Lord, if this is what you choose."
[ 73:19] This (Quran) is a reminder; whoever wills, let him choose the path to his Lord.
[74:35-37] This is one of the great miracles.A warning to the human race.For those among you who wish to advance, or regress.
[76:29] This is a reminder: whoever wills shall choose the path to his Lord.
Its funny how allah contradicts himself after he says that people have a choice to believe or dibelieve. He says one thing somewhere in the Koran, and says just the opposite some place else.

For example, he says people do not have a choice in the matter of faith because he takes responsibility for misguidance.

4:88 - What is the matter with you, then, that you have become two parties about the hypocrites, while Allah has made them return (to unbelief) for what they have earned? Do you wish to guide him whom Allah has caused to err? And whomsoever Allah causes to err, you shall by no means find a way for him.

18:17 - And you might see the sun when it rose, decline from their cave towards the right hand, and when it set, leave them behind on the left while they were in a wide space thereof. This is of the signs of Allah; whomsoever Allah guides, he is the rightly guided one, and whomsoever He causes to err, you shall not find for him any friend to lead (him) aright.

6:125 - Therefore (for) whomsoever Allah intends that He would guide him aright, He expands his breast for Islam, and (for) whomsoever He intends that He should cause him to err, He makes his breast strait and narrow as though he were ascending upwards; thus does Allah lay uncleanness on those who do not believe.

You quoted 10:99 but conveniently left the next verese:

10:100 - And it is not for a soul to believe except by Allah's permission; and He casts uncleanness on those who will not understand.
Counter-Striker

Jersey City, NJ

#46 Nov 9, 2008
THUNDER wrote:
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Hmmmm, you think allah's gonna punish them?? Or is it ok, for them because they believe in allah.
The kkkoran tells them to do whatever they want in kuffar lands.
All Muslims will enter Hell anyways.
Counter-Striker

Jersey City, NJ

#47 Nov 9, 2008
Mahmood wrote:
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Its funny how allah contradicts himself after he says that people have a choice to believe or dibelieve. He says one thing somewhere in the Koran, and says just the opposite some place else.
For example, he says people do not have a choice in the matter of faith because he takes responsibility for misguidance.
4:88 - What is the matter with you, then, that you have become two parties about the hypocrites, while Allah has made them return (to unbelief) for what they have earned? Do you wish to guide him whom Allah has caused to err? And whomsoever Allah causes to err, you shall by no means find a way for him.
18:17 - And you might see the sun when it rose, decline from their cave towards the right hand, and when it set, leave them behind on the left while they were in a wide space thereof. This is of the signs of Allah; whomsoever Allah guides, he is the rightly guided one, and whomsoever He causes to err, you shall not find for him any friend to lead (him) aright.
6:125 - Therefore (for) whomsoever Allah intends that He would guide him aright, He expands his breast for Islam, and (for) whomsoever He intends that He should cause him to err, He makes his breast strait and narrow as though he were ascending upwards; thus does Allah lay uncleanness on those who do not believe.
You quoted 10:99 but conveniently left the next verese:
10:100 - And it is not for a soul to believe except by Allah's permission; and He casts uncleanness on those who will not understand.
I think Alen is trying to be a Taqiyya master but he has failed many times in his attempts. We always catch him using deception and lies.
human

West Monroe, LA

#48 Nov 10, 2008
I say Jordans arrest of the poet did more to insult islam then the poet did.
But how can we exspect a religion which claims to serve a most merciful Allah to actually show mercy I mean after all isn't religion so often based largly on hypocracy and double standards?
KG-J

Phoenix, AZ

#49 Nov 10, 2008
No kidding, Human. A magazine insults a book...? Ha.

My sock insulted my oven. But, I can't prove it.
human

West Monroe, LA

#50 Nov 10, 2008
KG-J wrote:
No kidding, Human. A magazine insults a book...? Ha.
My sock insulted my oven. But, I can't prove it.
I can't stand the way islam can insult us with the absolute insult, By viewing us as so bad we are deserving of eternal hell.and thats supposed to be a ok we are supposed to take it and like it or else!
But that big bully that islam is, Can't handle the slightest hint of insult directed at it no matter how honest an insult it maybe!
KG-J

Phoenix, AZ

#51 Nov 10, 2008
I think they use that as an excuse, Human. Miserable people do not like to see others less miserable...makes them think their god doesn't like them as much, and that thought is too hard to take.

Ask muslims why muslim countries are so poor and they'll blame the west.

Ask the westerners why they do so well and some will say....because our god loves us.

My oven is still feeling slighted over the insults my sock threw at it....I now have to pray to my dishwasher to intervene.
Be happy!
human

West Monroe, LA

#52 Nov 10, 2008
KG-J wrote:
I think they use that as an excuse, Human. Miserable people do not like to see others less miserable...makes them think their god doesn't like them as much, and that thought is too hard to take.
Ask muslims why muslim countries are so poor and they'll blame the west.
Ask the westerners why they do so well and some will say....because our god loves us.
My oven is still feeling slighted over the insults my sock threw at it....I now have to pray to my dishwasher to intervene.
Be happy!
LMAO Well thanks to you I am laughing now!Thank you!
My oven is still feeling slighted over the insults my sock threw at it....I now have to pray to my dishwasher to intervene.
Be happy!
KG-J

Phoenix, AZ

#53 Nov 10, 2008
Well Human, seems my oven is just too sensitive. It sends my food to the hell fire cos it's always burned when I go get it.

Once, when I pushed the wrong button, it captured my steak and cleaned it. That was irritating. Sometimes it's hard to know what button can set a thing off, ya know what I mean?....the Jordon poet does...
Yes Human, laugh loads...it's forbidden under sharia, but not for you :)
human

West Monroe, LA

#54 Nov 10, 2008
KG-J wrote:
Well Human, seems my oven is just too sensitive. It sends my food to the hell fire cos it's always burned when I go get it.
Once, when I pushed the wrong button, it captured my steak and cleaned it. That was irritating. Sometimes it's hard to know what button can set a thing off, ya know what I mean?....the Jordon poet does...
Yes Human, laugh loads...it's forbidden under sharia, but not for you :)
Laughter is good medicine!
Counter-Striker

Jersey City, NJ

#55 Nov 10, 2008
human wrote:
I say Jordans arrest of the poet did more to insult islam then the poet did.
But how can we exspect a religion which claims to serve a most merciful Allah to actually show mercy I mean after all isn't religion so often based largly on hypocracy and double standards?
Sharia, Islamic law, is part and parcel of Islam. If Islam can't be reformed how are things going to change for people who live under Sharia?

Religious Police in Islamic countries punish people for such un-Islamic activities as violating dress codes and questioning Islamic teachings. Women caught riding alone in taxis are subject to physical abuse.

Sharia legitimizes the killing of Muslims who exercise their right to change their religion; Sharia results in corporal punishment or death sentences for women for alleged sexual crimes, whereas men are invariably not punished; Non-Muslims are barred from being judges, prosecutors, and lawyers in the Sharia courts to which they can be subject, thus making them second-class citizens.

Under Sharia, there are restrictions on the construction of Churches and other non-Muslim worhipping places and even Churches can be destroyed.

Since: Jan 12

Paralowie, Australia

#56 Jan 7, 2012
Lets face it.. the silent Jihad is upon us. The stinking muslims in the east are eyeing the juicy welfare benefits of the West and are coming to get them, playing on the leftist socialist soft cock wankers of the political world to claim "Asylum" from their own wretched corrupt Islamic regimes.

But guess what? Let it happen and they will attain their aim. "What is their aim?" I hear you say... out breed the Westerners, convert as many as possible, and when they have the numbers.. convert your western country to Sharia law.. then remove Christmas and Easter from your Childrens life, enshrine the burqa into law, prevent women from holding jobs or being educated and persecute those that resist Islamification. Stinking Eastern Muslim Corrupt Regime will then be on your doorstep.

Resisting the Islamification of the West is the only way of preserving our way of life, our freedom, democracy, and culture.

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