the fallacy of martyrdom at Fort Hood Texas..

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At about 1:55 pm today (August 28th, 2013), the long nightmare that Fort Hood (and the nation) has endured finally got closure.¬† It's a death sentence for MAJ Nidal Hassan and a victory for the so many decent, innocent people who suffered such grievious harm at his hands.I was in the court room for the prosecution's masterful closing arguments and was there when the verdict was read.¬† Hasan never took his eyes off the panel president as she read the verdict and once read, he slightly nodded a … [Read more...]

Never mind, that explains everything about the 72 virgins.

I had previously suggested that radicals that do Jihad would 'run out of virgins' in a matter of months.Here is one prominent orthodoxy:Orthodox Muslim theologians such as al-Ghazali (died 1111 CE) and al-Ash'ari (died 935 CE) have all discussed the sensual pleasures found in paradise, and they are graphically elaborated by Qur'anic commentator and polymath, al-Suyuti (died 1505). He wrote:Each time we sleep with a Houri we find her virgin. Besides, the penis of the Elected never … [Read more...]

Why 72 virgins is more like a punishment, not a reward.

Radicals have used this promise to brainwash young men. If you think this one through, it's not that awesome of a deal.Let's just say that the controversial 72 virgins reward wasn't¬†mistranslated, misinterpreted or otherwise misunderstood. Let's also overlook the implications that a young woman's virginity should simply be rewarded to others.What about females? What reward do they get? Yeah, overlook that one too.To the sex-driven young male contemplating Jihad, at first, it seems … [Read more...]


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