Quote of the Day: Imam Talal Eid of the Islamic Institute of Boston

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“I would not be willing to do a funeral for him. This is a person who deliberately killed people. There is no room for him as a Muslim. He already left the fold of Islam by doing that.” — Imam Talal Eid of the Islamic Institute of Boston, speaking to the Huffington Post about why […]

  • Gea

    While this imam may be sincere, it is teachings of Koran that promote murdering of non-Muslims. It is also teachings of Koran to lie for Islam and apply Islamic principle of lying to cover up for Islam (http://www.islam-watch.org/Warner/Taqiyya-Islamic-Principle-Lying-for-Allah.htm).

    The word “Taqiyya” literally means: “Concealing, precaution, guarding.” It is employed in disguising one’s beliefs, intentions, convictions, ideas, feelings, opinions or strategies. In practical terms it is manifested as dissimulation, lying, deceiving, vexing and confounding with the intention of deflecting attention, foiling or pre-emptive blocking. It is currently employed in fending off and neutralising any criticism of Islam or Muslims.

    Falsehoods told to prevent the denigration of Islam, to protect oneself, or to promote the cause of Islam are sanctioned in the Qur’an and Sunna, including lying under oath in testimony before a court, deceiving by making distorted statements to the media such as the claim that Islam is a “religion of peace”. A Muslim is even permitted to deny or denounce his faith if, in so doing, he protects or furthers the interests of Islam, so long as he remains faithful to Islam in his heart.

    Islam is a ROOT cause of terrorism nowadays and MUST REFORM to make it compatible with the US Constitution and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Those Muslim terrorists are just a symptom of a dangerous disease of jihad which is Islamic teachings of Koran and Hadith. American Muslism should stop pretending that theirs is a religion of peace, when in fact Islam is a religion of jihad against non-Muslims, whom Muslims consider inferior to them..

  • Manar

    I I am not sure what the commentator above is referring to exactly! I grow up a Muslim and have never, till now, heard of this “Taqiyya” thing! But reading the hateful response, its easy to see how a passionate and mislead mind could easily believe what they want to believe.

    I am no longer a believer in organized religion or adhere to a “higher power”, but I can see the other side of the coin. The misconceptions about the the Other, created to spread fear and lies and makes wars wellcomed by the public, the brainwashed public that is.

    There is a great deal of ignorance and misinformation in that person’s comment, and I am sure a few agree and will defend that untrue view. In order to criticize a religion or a mass set of belief, one must educate oneself first, so their opinions have wight and a ring of truth in them.

    If hating others beliefs verifies your own, you have got yourself a problem.

    The way out of this global mess, is to denounce “God” and start believing in human beings. the human power can create and it can destroy.

    Start to be aware of the web of lies our human race has been caught in for 3000 years. To educate yourself, to read and see and analyze . And most importantly to question authority and ask questions.

  • Wahhabi hater

    Islam in no way whatsoever condones terrorism whatever the the 1st commentator wrote is a lie and he himself has misconstrued information

    It is said
    Allaah warns every Muslim against speaking without knowledge, as He says (interpretation of the meaning):

    “And follow not (O man, i.e., say not, or do not, or witness not) that of which you have no knowledge. Verily, the hearing, and the sight, and the heart of each of those ones will be questioned (by Allâh)”

    [al-Israa’ 17:36]

    As for the imam and his statement he he shou be ashamed as every person wether muslim or not deserves a proper burial .. I dont care what act of violence they did or if they set a bus full of children on fire ( if someone did that they deserve some serious beatings ) .. Never the less evey person deserves a proper burial

  • Wahhabi hater

    And as for the second commentator .. You stated that you were born muslim and if i read correctly you no longer believe in a “higher power” or god .. And if thats the case then please go gain some knowledge and take your shahada for this statment has put you in blasphemy