The Islamic Holy Books Are Hate Speech - Why Haven't They Been Banned?

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Submitted by Riki Giovanni, Dec 1, 2012 15:45

I'm a bit confused regarding the issue. If hate speech is illegal, then all of Islam's holy books should be banned (ie. the Qur'an, Hadiths and Sirat). The Qur'an, which Muslims believe to be the exact, unchanged words of the Islamic god Allah, seethes with hatred for Jews, Christians, and any religion that is not Islam. Any cursory reading quickly reveals that it is an immoral, evil text, that approves of incest, rape, lying, thievery, deception, slavery, torture, mass murder, piracy, and terrorism.

The Qur'an is riddled with instructions for Muslims to kill or persecute Jews and Christians. Interestingly, while the Koran has many stories of Moses, the Ten Commandments, which is the basis for Western morals, is never mentioned in the Koran. In it's place we get these Islamic commandments, of which the following are just a few examples
from that hateful book, known as the Qur'an (with chapter and verse references in parenthesis):

Those who oppose Islam will be slain with a fierce slaughter. 33:60-61

Christians and Jews are perverse. Allah himself fights against them. 9:30

Don't take Jews or Christians for friends. If you do, then Allah will consider you to be one of them. 5:51

Jews and Christians are losers. 5:53

Don't choose Jews, Christians, or disbelievers as guardians. 5:57

Jews and Christians are evil-livers. 5:59

Evil is the handiwork of the rabbis and priests. 5:63

Allah has cast enmity and hatred among the Jews. 5:64

Christians will be burned in the Fire. 5:72

Muslims that make friends with disbelievers will face a doom prepared for them by Allah. 5:80

Those who disbelieve will be forced to drink boiling water, and will face a painful doom. 6:70

Don't let the disbelievers think they can escape. They are your enemy and the enemy of Allah. 8:59-60

Don't make treaties with non-Muslims. They are all evildoers and should not be trusted. 9:7-9

Treat converts to Islam well. (Kill those who refuse to convert. See 9:5) 9:11

Fight against Christians and Jews "until they pay the tribute readily, being brought low." 9:29

Give tidings (O Muhammad) of a painful doom to the rich and greedy Christian monks and Jewish rabbis. 9:34

Stay away from non-Muslims. They are all liars. 9:107

Disbelievers will wear garments of fire, boiling fluid will be poured on their heads, their bellies and skin will be melted, they will be tormented with iron hooks, and when they try to escape they will be driven back with the taunt: Taste the doom of burning. 22:19-22

Never help disbelievers. 28:86

Stay away from non-Muslims, especially those who disbelieve in the afterlife. 53:29

Don't be friends with disbelievers. They are your (and Allah's) enemy. 60:1

A hypocritical Jew looks like an ass carrying books. Those who deny the revelations of Allah are ugly. 62:5

Allah stamped wretchedness upon the Jews because they killed the prophets and disbelieved Allah's revelations. 2:61

Allah turned the Sabbath-breaking Jews into apes. 2:65-66

Jews are the greediest of all humankind. They'd like to live 1000 years. But they are going to hell. 2:96

Kill disbelievers wherever you find them. If they attack you, then kill them. Such is the reward of disbelievers. But if they desist in their unbelief, (become Muslims) then don't kill them. 2:191-2

Don't believe anyone who is not a Muslim. 3:73

Don't be friends with non-Muslims. They all hate you and want to ruin you. 3:118

Unbelievers will be tormented forever with fire. When their skin is burned off, a fresh skin will be provided. 4:56

Have no unbelieving friends. Kill the unbelievers wherever you find them. 4:89

If the unbelievers do not offer you peace, kill them wherever you find them. Against such you are given clear warrant. 4:91

The disbelievers are an open enemy to you. 4:101

For the wrongdoing Jews, Allah has prepared a painful doom. 4:160-1

Allah has cursed the Jews and hardened their hearts. Nearly all of them are treacherous. 5:12-13

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