[Rushtalk] Islamicide: How the Mullah Mafia Is Destroying Pakistan
John A. Quayle
blueoval57 at verizon.net
Sun Feb 7 21:41:01 MST 2016
These idiots are mentally ill...............
At 09:01 PM 2/6/2016, Carl Spitzer wrote:
>How the Mullah Mafia Is Destroying Pakistan
>A boy cuts off his own right hand because it
>offended God. Pedophilia is holy. To question is
>to risk execution. Welcome to a nation in thrall
>to suicidal fanaticism. LONDON Somewhere in
>the world there is a Muslim-majority country in
>which a 15-year-old boy accidentally raised his
>hand to answer the wrong question at a religious
>sermon. The boy said yes, when he meant to say no.
>His religious instructor, his mullah, had been
>asking, Who among you loves their prophet? All
>present raised their hands. The mullah then
>followed with another question: Who among you
>doesnt believe in the teachings of the Holy Prophet? Raise your hands!
>The boy thought he was answering the first
>question again. He stuck his right hand up in
>pride. Yes. Yes, I love my prophet, he thought.
>But to the poor boys horror, the mullah had
>asked the question in the negative. Upon
>realizing his mistake, which I remind you was
>raising his hand too quickly, the boy was told
>before 100 worshippers that he had committed blasphemy. He was mortified.
>The boy promptly departed that day and walked
>home. All along the way he must have been
>thinking about his mistake. Had his hand exposed
>him as an apostate by bearing false witness
>against his soul? How could he ever regain his lost status as a believer?
>In his utter depression, perhaps the boy
>recalled the passage of the Quran that
>the Day of Reckoning in which believers own
>limbs will testify against them, betraying their misdeeds.
>He may even have recalled a
>saying ascribed to the Prophet Muhammad, Even
>if my own daughter Fatima stole, by God I would cut off her hand.
>In this spirit, hadnt a member of ISIS just
>his own mother for apostasy? Whatever was on his
>mind, this boy, who wanted so much to be
>considered a true, fearful believer, decided
>that he must take action to fix his terrible
>mistake. What happened next has alternately
>shocked, embarrassed, infuriated, and depressed
>me. It has come to symbolize the collective
>suicidelets call it Islamicideof this boys country.
>The boy went into his fathers workshop, placed
>his right hand inside the grass cutting machine, and chopped it clean off.
>Thats right. He
>own hand in the name of the prophet. When I
>raised my right hand unwittingly, I realized I
>had committed blasphemy and needed to atone for
>this, he told the BBC. I came back home
>found the place dark, so I took my uncles phone
>to point some light at my hand. I placed it
>under the machine and chopped it off in a single swirl.
>Bleeding profusely, the boy then walked all the
>way back to the mosque, and found his mullah. As
>atonement for heresy, he then presented his
>severed hand to the mullah. The hand that
>commits blasphemy should be chopped off, the boy later said.
>The boy was promptly hailed by his mullah as an
>aashiqa true lover of the prophetand his
>extreme act of expiation was celebrated
>throughout his village and surrounding villages.
>Neighbors are appearing at his home, kissing his
>left hand, and placing some cash in his pocket.
>I heard that a boy sacrificed his own hand for
>the love of our prophet. I came here to meet him, one said.
>All he wanted to do was please his mullah.
>Meanwhile, across this boys fervent and restive
>country, in his capital city, a bill had been
>proposed that would outlaw pedophilia,
>euphemistically called child marriage. But
>theres an entire mullah mafia in the big city
>with attitudes much like that of the
>small-minded village cleric who celebrated his
>students self-mutilation. And that mullah mafia
>thanks heaven for little girls.
>Marvi Memon of the ruling Muslim League party
>was attempting to introduce harsher punishment
>for those who marry minors, while also raising
>the legal age of marriage to 18.
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>Relatively uncontroversial in 2016, you would
>think. But such is the fear of being accused of
>committing blasphemy in this country, such is
>the power of the accuser, that all one has to do
>is threaten. And that is exactly what happened.
>The countrys Council of Islamic Ideology
>that to outlaw pedophilia would be an insult to
>the Prophet Muhammad, for hadnt he married a 9-year-old girl called Aisha?
>Unanimously rejecting the proposed Child
>Marriage Restraint (Amendment) Bill 2014 on
>religious grounds, the mullahs pronounced any
>representatives who supported this reform to be blasphemers.
>Chairman of the Council Mohammad Khan Sheerani
>said,Parliament cannot create legislation that
>is against the teachings of the Holy Quran or Sunnah.
>In May 2014, the Council repeated its earlier
>ruling that girls as young as 9 years old were
>eligible for marriage if the signs of puberty
>are visible. The legislatorsfrom the ruling
>party I remind youwere forced to withdraw their bill immediately.
>The mullah mafia had won once again. A great
>victory for Islam. Pedophilia was Islamic.
>And to question it was blasphemy. Which is
>punishable by death, in case you were ever in doubt.
>That boy lived just outside Lahore. That capital
>city was Islamabad. Welcome to Pakistan 2016. A country committing Islamicide.
>How I mourn you Pakistan. You were once the
>pride and hope of South Asia. Muhammad Ali
>Jinnah fought to found you, to build a country
>in which Muslims will cease to be Muslims, and
>Hindus will cease to be Hindus, not in the
>religious sense, but as
>the state, and yet today your Sunni terrorists
>would murder Jinnah as a heretical Shia.
>Like all rotten gangsters seeking power through
>intimidation, with every new victory Pakistans
>mullah mafia extends its clutches further. Their
>definition of blasphemy gets broader and
>broader, starting with a direct insult; yet now
>encompassing heretical sects such as Shia and
>Ahmedis; and, wider still, being deployed to protect pedophilia.
>Everyone is petrified. The mullah mafia seem
>invincible. To offend them is obviously to
>offend God. And to offend God, the Most
>Merciful, apparently deserves death. But of
>course, this has got nothing to do with Islam.
>Perhaps it was all over when the progressive
>leader Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, the late Benazir
>Bhuttos father, gave in to this mullah mafia
>sanctioned sectarianism to Pakistans laws in
>1974, declaring the Ahmedi sect to be infidels.
>Perhaps it was the end when Gen. Muhammad
>Zia-ul-Haq came to power in 1977, using Islam to
>crush his opponents, and
>strict medieval era penal codes such as public flogging.
>Perhaps it was finished when former Prime
>Minister Benazir Bhutto was assassinated by a jihadist terrorist in 2007.
>Or maybe I should have lost hope in 2011 after
>the governor of Punjab, Salman Taseer, was
>gunned down by his own bodyguard amid accusations of blasphemy.
>Or likewise when Minorities Minister Shahbaz
>Bhatti was killed that same year, for the very same reason.
>Maybe those of us desperately clinging to the
>memory of a secular Pakistan that was, that
>could have been, should just call it quits now.
>But then I think of this boy. And I think of the
>child brides, and the acid victims, and all
>the brave voicesmilitary and civilianwho have
>given their lives to fight this madness; and I
>think of the assassinated Governor Salman
>Taseers son, Shahbaz Taseer, and former Prime
>Minister Yousuf Gilanis son, Ali Haider, both
>still missing after terrorists kidnapped them
>hoping to ransom them. And it wrenches at my gut.
>When I see the protestors lighting candles at
>Liberty Chowk after every major terrorist
>attack, when I hear of brave new Pakistani
>proclaiming their counter-extremist message from
>within, when I behold the slightly paralyzed
>left side of Malalas face looking back at me in
>her photograph, I am forced to remind myself,
>amid all the depression: Pakistan Zindabad, Pakistan Lives.
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