Afterword Islam: Why is the Holy Qur'an so easy to hijack?

 
Click to Download PDF:  Hijacking The Holy Qur'an And Its Religion Islam 2015 Second Edition  Zahir Ebrahim | Project Humanbeingsfirst.org Caption “This day have I perfected your religion for you, completed My favour upon you, and have chosen for you Islam as your religion.” (The Holy Qur'an, verse fragment from Surah Al-Maeda 5:3) This verse of completion and perfection implies that there is no room for addition or subtraction to the religion of Islam after “This day”, or the verse is falsified. What or when “This day” was, or what was the significance of events transpiring on “This day” that caused this verse to be revealed and inserted in what appears to be a random place, as a verse fragment of 5:3, is not stated in the Holy Qur'an. Indeed, many verses of great import are similarly contextless, or both open-ended as well as contextless, and therefore perennially ripe for self-interpretation. This makes possible a multiplicity of 'kosher' misinterpretations of the religion of Islam by the learned scholars imparting any meaning to the open-ended and contextless verses that suit their mental genius or their self-interest, but without altering the syntactic and overt structural composition of the text of the Holy Qur'an. This book, Hijacking The Holy Qur'an And Its Religion Islam, illustrates how such plurality of interpretations is in fact enabled by the Holy Qur'an itself – by design! This is perhaps why the Holy Qur'an also states the following general principle both unequivocally and categorically, leaving no room for interpretation: If Allah had so willed, He would have made you a single people, but (His plan is) to test you in what He hath given you: so strive as in a race in all virtues. The goal of you all is to Allah; it is He that will show you the truth of the matters in which ye dispute” (Surah Al-Maeda 5:48) Evidently, having plurality of interpretations and disagreements among believers was not just anticipated by the Holy Qur'an or the categorical counsel in 5:48 would not exist, but keeping the verses contextless and open-ended made it even easier to disagree on their meaning. Duh! The very existence of open-endedness and contextlessness in many rich verses of the Holy Qur'an itself indicates that its Author designed His Message in such an abstruse manner deliberately to enable a multiplicity of interpretations. And He admonished the believers to not quarrel about their disagreements amongst themselves. At the same time, to guide all believers of different persuasions towards a pristine understanding of His Message, the Author also enjoined the genuine seekers of its understanding to approach the Holy Qur'an with a “cleansed heart”. That metaphor, which occurs repeatedly in the Holy Qur'an, can only mean to seek understanding without self-interest, without presuppositions, without agendas, and without inclination towards ideologies and socialized world views that instinctually predispose one towards one interpretation or another. (Click bookcover to download PDF, http://tinyurl.com/Book-Hijacking-Islam-2ed-2015 )
This book has demonstrated two principal constructs of social engineering for making the human mind when it comes to hijacking the religion of Islam. One witting, the other unwitting:
  • (1) How Islam is deliberately distorted and resemanticised for imperial mobilization by rulers and empires.
  • (2) How Islam is distorted by Muslims themselves due to the open endedness and impreciseness of some key verses of the Holy Qur'an which lends the Guidance intended to be conveyed to mankind in those verses to a plurality of interpretations, borne largely of socialized understanding, leading to multiple schools of thought and sectarian divisiveness.
Chapter 2 through Chapter 25 have painstakingly deconstructed the details of the former, scrutinizing a wide range of templates and case studies from both current affairs and recent history of imperial mobilization.
Chapter 1 has painstakingly examined the latter in an extended case study which takes up about a third of the book, Part-V of which is still work in progress.
In summary, chapters 2 through 25 have attempted to teach the public mind, the mass mind and their high-falutin scholars attuned to “United we stand” with the core narratives of power, how to parse Machiavelli and Newspeak being used by their rulers for extracting both their consent, and their blood tribute, for waging total war using “Islam” as the pretext. US President Barack Obama, speaking at the Pentagon Memorial Service in Arlington, Virginia on the 11th anniversary of 9/11, September 11, 2012, had carefully reminded the world public once again that it is “Islam” America is waging its lifetime of World War IV against: “I’ve always said that our fight is with Al Qaeda and its affiliates, not with Islam or any other religion,”. Today, “its affiliates” include “Sunni Islam's” new contribution to world menace, a borderless terrorist state the likes of which has not been witnessed since the passing of the Dark Ages and the Crusades, the “Islamic caliphate” or ISIS. “Shia Islam” under the supreme state leadership of its valih-e-faqih in post revolutionary Iran has of course always been ready to offer its own blood tribute to empire's “arc of crisis”. Its morbid record of internecine warfare surpasses all Muslim on Muslim violence in the annals of the twentieth-century, and now to be further surpassed in the twenty-first. For both “Islams” carefully nurtured in the top secret military laboratories of Western think-tanks like the Rand Corporation, blood is cheap, both theirs as well as their enemies. These two “Islams” are being staged into the theatre of the absurd for endlessly sustaining “imperial mobilization” on the solid bedrock of Muslim on Muslim violence.
Islam” never fails to deliver to empire. In yesteryear it was mainly to leave empire alone and to not interfere with the rulers – the “moderate Islam”, “seek Heaven Islam”. Today it is to actively help empire promote itself as the good guys, as the moral force in the world – the “militant Islam” and “revolutionary Islam”. Convince people of absurdities and you can get them acquiescing to atrocities, including offering their own blood tributes for a parcel in Heaven. Voltaire had expressed this Machiavellian design way back in the eighteenth century: “Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.” Chapters 2 through 25 have tried to make the public mind become intimately aware of the vile absurdities it has been made to accept, and how the superlative narrative control and perception management system of empire actually works. The system harnesses the best talents worldwide, including from among the Muslims, our own house niggers. The implanted false beliefs have been diabolically augmented by real terror system manufactured by empire itself, as propaganda alone is often insufficient as the sole prime-mover of human motivation to lay down their lives for the cause of the patricians, and both together have been essential in mobilizing the public for World War IV globally. As the chapters unravel, there is, in point of fact, no “global war on terror” except as pretext for “imperial mobilization” to one-world government. The plurality of “Islams” and the plurality of “terror” and the plurality of narratives are only its best friends. All who have participated in any aspect of this deception, wittingly (as ideologues and mercenaries) or unwittingly (as useful idiot and stooges), are criminals. Being a fool, and becoming a tool in Machiavelli's hand, is also criminal. This book has demonstrated how the mind also easily fools itself into co-option when self-interest is at stake, and for which it seeks justifications and excuses. “I didn't know” is the best one ever invented! This book has endeavored to take that excuse away for the generations growing up in our epoch!
Timeless fables such as Nineteen eighty-four have surely captured this tortuous and dystopic reality far more engagingly than my little endeavor, which has humbly deconstructed the actual reality of Muslim blood tributes to their masters with far less wit and with much greater mental anguish. The harsh knowledge expatiated in my book, and the intellectual, emotional, and spiritual strength it has taken to continually endear myself to this subject for over a decade of activism, since the day of 9/11, has not failed to extract its own tribute!
The most pleasure I have had is in developing Chapter 1. This book-length treatise came about somewhat serendipitously as explained in Part-I. The chapter has grown organically over the past four years as the study deepened, and ripened, both in the mind and on the page. It could perhaps be better organized and condensed if composed afresh. In its current presentation despite its length, it is quite effective for anyone who wants to learn the path of inquiry, as opposed to someone who just wants to pluck the fruit. In other words, the study teaches the thought processes necessary for rationally deciphering and comprehending the Holy Qur'an by the logical mind. The journey itself is the destination --- a message that has come to be lost on the fast world. Robert Pirsig captured that journey for the modern mind in Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance.
Chapter 1 has demonstrated before the public mind that most difficult path of being objective about any matter that pertains to self. This especially includes religion but is not limited to it. The French philosopher known as Voltaire cited above, and quoted mainly by the modern literati for his treasury of pithy wisdom which often border on truism, such as “Man is free at the instant he wants to be”, is a tad harder to apply when the chains of servitude are internal. In the limit, it is a self-referential problem. Chapter 1 has provided the basic tools for a journey on that path. This journey is the sine qua non for overcoming both self-deception and artifacts of socialization.
Imagine Chapter 1 as that motorcycle journey and its length would only bother the child too much in a hurry to get home. Others, namely those who wish to learn how to fish, it cannot but help change their outlook on their own understanding of the religion of Islam --- a Book that needs accurate deciphering like a cryptogram. There is only one correct plaintext which the ciphertext carries in its secrecy envelop. Like any cipher, it can also yield a plurality of plaintext. But how do you separate the gibberish plaintext from the singular correct plaintext? The problem is compounded when the deciphering leads to multiple correct sounding plaintext which are in fact incorrect. This is a mathematical problem which even school children are familiar with as the simple substitution cipher which can produce both gibberish as well as meaningful sentences when deciphered but which are in fact not the one that was originally encrypted. In technical terms, this is called collisions. The collision-space of the Holy Qur'an is tremendously huge. There is no reference plaintext available today to compare it with. Meaning, the noble Prophet of Islam who as both its Messenger and its Exemplar, was mandated by the verses of the Holy Qur'an to be the final arbiter among his people of the correctly deciphered plaintext from all the other spurious versions, has been dead for fourteen centuries. And so, today, virtually every Muslim, scholar and laity alike, mufti and ayatollah alike, mullah and imam alike, among all Muslim sects without exception, gravitates to his or her own socialized version of the plaintext. This is a statement of fact based on empiricism. It is an observation beyond doubt. It is self-evident.
The singular lesson to learn from this book, if there is any lesson to learn at all, is that the latter aspect, the socialized religion of Islam as opposed to its singular plaintext understanding, is what principally enables the hijacking of the religion of Islam by empire. This too is an empirical fact. Only its public recognition is woefully absent. And that too is principally due to the willful social engineering of the pulpits by rulers from the very early spread of Islam to ensure that the Muslim public mind continues to misperceive the religion of Islam, continues to not obstruct and not interfere with the designs of the rulers who make their own heaven on earth while encouraging the public to seek their heaven elsewhere. This book has unraveled how that travesty transpires ab initio, from first principles, directly from the verses of the Holy Qur'an.
This scrutiny without prejudice, and akin to solving any technical or intellectual problem in engineering and science by first perceptively understanding the problem domain, has automatically pointed the way forward to its rectification. Though the engineered Solution Space identified in Chapter I Part-3 Section V appears very simple in its presentation, its implication can be far reaching. That is due to both its philosophical elegance as well as its practicability.
The solution, unsurprisingly, falls out of the Holy Qur'an itself. It is not my invention even though the abstractions used to explain it are. Even that I don't know how these occurred to me --- I think my formal education in computer science and mathematics as well as my engineering craft as systems architect building real world systems, must have helped in compartmentalizing the problem as explained in Part-II. My natural resistance to narrative control, and fascination with detective stories of Sherlock Holmes and Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot since childhood, must have provided the necessary skepticism. But ultimately, as a Muslim, I do feel that there is a Power greater than me... and, not all mysteries can be explained in a lifetime. This book being one of them. Before 9/11, I could not even imagine I'd write a book of resistance, or stand up to liars and the deception of rulers, or fight back. I do not know or understand the source of that fighting spirit, but it is the same spirit which endears me to this intellectual labor of love.
The proposed solution space is simple enough an intellectual exercise that even a high school student can undertake it on her own. It will surely transform her. From classrooms in Sunday schools to pulpits pursuing the inquiry at their appropriate levels of introduction and audience acumen with even a modicum of seriousness will surely transform society.
It is not that we do not now understand how to begin rectifying the noise and distortions accumulated over fourteen centuries of imperial mobilizations and self-serving incestuous self-reinforcements. The impediment is that no pulpit and no ruler has the will to alter the existing paradigms of power due to their own narrow self-interests. Status quo confers power and authority upon them. Which pulpit and which pope would like to admit to their flock that much of what they believe actually comes from pages outside the Holy Qur'an written by ordinary people just like them? If these scribes of history are presumed to be super pious and super holy men then so what? They are still not named as authors to go to in the Holy Qur'an to understand the Holy Qur'an! The paradoxes examined in the study are shocking enough by themselves even for the learned mind. Imagine the cognitive dissonance in the public mind! It will take a great deal of wise social annealing to not create public discontent and it is not readily apparent what altruistic forces of truth and integrity exist in any society today to deal with it.
Consequently, as a first baby step, it is really up to individual people, ordinary people, to take up that gauntlet of examination on their own. They will receive no help from their pulpit, from their ullamas, any time soon. Just the act of their asking that question and persistently seeking answers in any kind of voice will easily get them ostracized from their community. Anyone bold enough to undertake it in any country flying the flag of Islam can see themselves permanently retired, early.
All these sectarian constructs that encourage “following” their respective popes lest the laity might sin if he uses his own head, are the first real impediment to this transformation. I do not foresee it happening voluntarily or naturally. The forces of social engineering in every society will always prevent it. To overcome this behavior control that remains anchored in narrative and thought control, will require an equally powerful and opposite force which can liberate Muslims from their pulpits. These revered pulpits of “Islam”, irrespective of their particular parochial school of thought and flavor of sect and dogma, remain as bound in shackles put on their ethos by the venerated scribes of history as in earlier generations. That is the best case scenario, when the pulpit is only beholden to its own socialized ethos and no Machiavellian forces are controlling it. The more real situation is that empire will always stand in the way of any real transformation. Principal rulers and their power-brokers will continue to purchase and define pulpits, scholarship, communication systems, education systems, political systems, and also surrogate rulers and vassals.
Top down transformation is virtually impossible in the reality of Machiavellian power today and its infinite ability to preempt, corrupt, and co-opt. Serendipity of course can always strike early – but one can hardly bank on it!
The insurmountability of the problem is perhaps why the mind so easily inclines towards the superstitions of the Last Days. The 1.6 to 2 billion Muslims are not unique in that respect. We have a vastly superior precedent set for us by the 3 billion Christians also waiting for their particular flavor of the Last Days. The Jews are in a similar boat, awaiting their own savior. This has become a self-fulfilling prophecy in every Abrahamic generation from time immemorial since the rulers also prefer that the masses continue their Waiting for Allah!
Short of a benign superpower driving transformation for the welfare of humanity, it may happen organically only in a new society, in new generations, and new civilizations coming to Islam, or on another planet when man reaches there, whence the guidance of the religion of Islam will surely spread primarily from the text of the Holy Qur'an, and not from books of narratives and histories penned by the hand of the holy man which have become their own religion.
As the final thought before closing, it bears restating that this is not a book of faith. It is a work of intellect by an ordinary student of truth searching for truth in all matters with the few neurons that he has been gifted with. All matters are related, and interlinked, and never merely the sum of its components. The whole is often greater than the sum of its parts. Understanding the making of the human mind takes insight into that greater whole some of which takes more than just the five quantitative senses to perceive. It is the distinction in the famous Western fable of Star Trek between Mr. Spock and Captain Kirk. It is perhaps apropos to revisit the insightful observation of physicist Max Planck quoted in the opening chapter of this book:
Modern physics has taught us that the nature of any system cannot be discovered by dividing it into its component parts and studying each part by itself, since such a method often implies the loss of important properties of the system. We must keep our attention fixed on the whole and on the interconnection between the parts. ... The same is true of our intellectual life. It is impossible to make a clear cut between science, religion and art. The whole is never equal simply to the sum of its various parts.
As one of my youngsters once put it to me after carefully scrutinizing all the evidence I had put before my children on a case that I had been working on, in paraphrase: “you asserted that if I followed the trail of evidence you are presenting, I'd reach the exact same conclusion as you. But I don't.” I responded, rather taken aback since we were role playing a hypothetical court room scenario and I had specifically asked that my entire analysis be judged solely on the evidence before them and not on their own knowledge or beliefs about it; it was my way of sanity-checking the completeness of the evidence for a report I had written and I thought I had presented my entire case with Mr. Spock's pristine logic: what if future history, meaning, future confessions, revelations from declassified state secrets as Zbigniew Brzezinski's on how he caused the Soviet Intervention in Afghanistan in 1979, or under victor's justice as was administered to the leaders of Nazi Germany at Nuremberg in 1946, etceteras, bears out the whole truth that the evidence already before the public today reveals to me? My youngster's prompt reply, and I quote it from memory almost verbatim for I have never forgotten it: “then I will think that you had remarkable insight into the matter.”
So much for compartmentalizing any matter into logic vs intuition. Knowing for oneself and proving to others are entirely different things. Even in science. We can see that in Global Warming for instance, or how the WTC towers, especially building 7, could collapse or decimate into dust so catastrophically. Which is why this book is only the intellectual journey in a domain where intuition and insight based on what has gone before are most crucial in averting the same history from transpiring again. This book is neither the first word on the subject of understanding the whole, nor certainly the last. Only accept from this humble endeavor what you cannot refute. I quoted the mind of Socrates using the words of an English playwright* at the very beginning of this book in the Preface, and I would like to also bid the reader adieu with the same invitation:
Agree with me if I seem to you to speak the truth; or, if not, withstand me might and main that I may not deceive you as well as myself in my desire, and like the bee leave my sting in you before I die. And now let us proceed.’
Thank you.
Zahir Ebrahim
California, United States of America
April 17, 2015


Footnote * Classicist Edith Hamilton, via historian Eustace Mullins' The World Order, Foreword, 1985





About The Author
Please be advised that the author is not a scholar of Islam.
The author, an ordinary justice activist, formerly an ordinary engineer in Silicon Valley, California (see engineering patents at http://tinyurl.com/zahir-patents ), founded Project Humanbeingsfirst.org in the aftermath of 9/11. He was, mercifully, most imperfectly educated in the United States of America despite attending its elite schools on both coasts. This might perhaps explain how he could escape the fate of “likkha-parrha-jahils” (educated morons) mass produced in its technetronic society with all his neurons still intact and still firing on all cylinders. He is inspired by plain ordinary people rising to extraordinary challenges of their time more than by privileged and gifted people achieving extraordinary things. He chose his byline to reflect that motivation: The Plebeian Antidote to Hectoring Hegemons. Bio at http://zahirebrahim.org. Email: humanbeingsfirst@gmail.com. Verbatim reproduction license for all his work at http://humanbeingsfirst.org/#Copyright.







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Afterword First Published April 07, 2015
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Afterword: Hijacking The Holy Qur'an And Its Religion Islam 2015 Second Edition

Revolutionary Islam in Pakistan – Pawn of World Order

 
Thursday, April 2, 2015
This is also Part VIII of Raahe-Nijaat (the way out) series on Pakistan
Abstract
This is a followup to my 2013 report: The Rise of Revolutionary Islam in Pakistan – A Report on Behavior Control, in which I had examined the motivation for Shia killings in Pakistan. Which is, to provide the raison d'être for the creation of “revolutionary Islam” in Pakistan as an Iranian export under the leadership of “valih-e-faqih”. I had written a letter to the head of a new Shia theological seminary in Lahore, Pakistan who exhorts his large audience with his demagoguery to come under the protection of the “valih-e-faqih”, Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of Iran. Putting this new Hegelian Dialectic in context of yesteryear when the theological founder of Pakistan, “Sir” Allama Iqbal, as the British empire's honored knight, (that is what “Sir” stands for), had similarly crafted the raison d'être for the partition of the Indian subcontinent in the name of religion, creates a frightening scenario for extracting more blood tribute from Pakistanis. The adage: “a man is known by the company he keeps” makes this enormously learned leader of the Shia theological seminary repeatedly paying tribute to Allama Iqbal, appear to be cast from the same mold. After due diligence to his long tireless speeches which are in effect predictably doing what the manufactured Shia killings are intended to do, in just the same way as what “Sir” Allama Iqbal did with the manufactured Hindu-Muslim violence in the Indian subcontinent casting it as the raison d'être for the partition of India, the entire game-theory laced manufactured “revolutionary times” is just too obvious. And frightening. No Pakistani youth should be harvested as the useful idiot of empire to sustain its “arc of crisis” from the madrassahs of Pakistan. They go there to learn their religion, often victims of economic conscription, and enticed by free education as well as prospects of a lifetime of easy employment as local “imams”, but graduate as soldiers of God and fertilizers for cemeteries. “Revolutionary Islam” makes the best fertilizers with the blood of its nation's youth. It is amply evidenced in the Western imposed Iran-Iraq war which armed both sides to aid and abet Muslim on Muslim violence. Sadaam was armed openly. Revolutionary Iran covertly, and the latter became the notorious Iran-Contra scandal in the United States. The absolutist rule of the recalcitrant “valih-e-faqih” believing in “divine destiny” was essential for waging that internecine war for eight long years. With that as the backdrop, the response I received for challenging the narrative of this new up and coming surrogate of the “valih-e-faqih” in Pakistan was: “shut up”, barked by some minion. Due to the urgency of the matter for not just Pakistan, but the world now witnessing another Muslim fratricide in Yemen with the West once again goading Muslims to kill Muslims, I make a second attempt to engage that leadership with this followup --- perhaps they are only unwitting thespians in this staged Act, like the soldiers of God they indoctrinate.
A call to cut the Gordian knot
When courageous Muslims don't rise to challenge and redress their own issues boldly and truthfully, their enemies and hectoring hegemons are left the door wide open to do so; to create the vocabulary, to create the narrative, and to control the public discourse in their own Newspeak. The enemies rope in all the house niggers and mercenaries from among the Muslims themselves to become the chauvinistic pied pipers who lead with the enemy's own narrative. The battle is lost by any people every single time because of this. The standoffishness and silence of the uninformed public to the errors and shenanigans of their own kind permits a superior more agile foe to fill the space with more Muslim on Muslim violence. The only effective point of interdiction to this malady is before the proverbial Gordian knot is firmly tied upon the matter --- for afterward, the ensuing chaos falls on the natural curve of an orchestrated fait accompli by the processes of game theory and dynamics of human behavior.
As of this writing, more than two years later almost a year and half later, no retraction for the “shut up” reply, or an apology, or regret, or distancing from the pathetic reply given by the minion as being gratuitous, or other meaningful response pertinent to the inquiry letter was received. What caliber of pulpit and what level of scholarship, never mind decency of interlocution, that this superlative demagogue with an oratory skill that is hard to match, cannot even respond to a straightforward intellectual challenge, mind you not a political challenge, but an academic inquiry based on his own statements, without barking “shut up” through his followers! Allama Syed Jawad Naqvi, the head of the new Shia theological seminary named Jamea Orwathul Wuthqa in Lahore, Pakistan, evidently does not have the courage to fight his own battles when faced with intellectual challengers. He puts up his useful idiots to do the barking. One can only surmise that he has become too big for his pious turban that he can no longer be bothered with even an intellectual challenge that does not conform to his own theology. This fellow so boldly claims the mantle of Imam Ali who constantly endeared his people to ask him questions?
God help Pakistan if indoctrinated soldiers of God ever escape out of their madrassahs and come to political power. It does not matter from which theological seminary – for one can hardly tell them apart based on their self-righteousness. Just self-righteous about different theologies, that's all. All they can ever demand from governance is absolute obedience, and all they can ever command of the people who question them is a “shut up”. And worse! Sentencing to death as was done in post revolutionary Iran all their dissenters isn't unimaginable in a country like Pakistan where the gallows are, not just historically, but even in the present as I write this, an instrument of politics. Just witness how all the terrorist killers of Sunni Muslims are being hanged, while the killers of Shia Muslims being given reprieves to soldier on with their divine mission of more indiscriminate Shia killings in Pakistan. Without intolerable oppression upon the Shias, the raison d'être for “revolutionary Islam” does not exist. Which is why this phenomenon is best represented by the rise of new SAVAK in Pakistan, as the Shah's American trained SAVAK was instrumental in creating the raison d'être for Iran's Islamic Revolution.
What an enviable replacement for the superman tyrants who rule the public mind with the same iron-fist of their own theology. Another superman who deems himself beyond reproach, but is made holy because he takes the name of God, the Prophet of Islam, the Imams of the Ahlul-Bayt, the valih-i faqih! The similarity ought not to exist with any of the God's many theologies proclaimed by man. We have plenty of the Übermensch's variety to already contend with. Yet we find that these demagogues fare little better in their absolutism.
One might perhaps be forgiven for thinking that based on the record of their identical behavior, the institutionalization of God is the handiwork of the same superman. His trick from time immemorial has remained to speak for the oppressed and to oppose tyranny. That is guaranteed to draw the future soldiers of God quicker than moth to flame. It is an exact science. Should one warn the moth? Can that ever work? Or should one douse the flame that is about to burn the house down?
If only these heavenly pontiffs so boldly proclaiming a Divine mandate, claiming the moral mantle of the Prophets, claiming to stand up to tyrannical systems, claiming to offer people justice, would begin with the Golden Rule as their first Divine predicate of public stewardship.
How hard can that be?
Only as hard as self-interest!
Allama Jawad Naqvi is invited once again to intelligently respond to the original inquiry letter and the intellectual challenges cited therein:
  • (1) his repeated public celebration of “Sir” Allama Iqbal and avoiding all facts such as he willingly accepted knighthood and other imperial benefits from the tyrannical British empire while it ruled and plundered the Indian subcontinent ;
  • (2) the Doctrine of Taqlid pushed by the Shia theocratic pulpit to extract voluntary servitude from its followers, the examination of which is in the document referenced in the letter ; and
  • (3) the face of “revolutionary Islam” being presented to the world that is maligning all Muslims worldwide as belonging to a polity of “barbarians”, and thus justifying the propaganda warfare in the West by Islamophobes that: “It's Not a Clash of Civilizations, It's a Clash between the Civilized World and Barbarians”, as they motivate their own gullible public to fight these new barbarians in preemptive self-defence before the throw-back to the stone age bring their knives and swords to the West ;
without sending out some new useful idiots to bark at the petitioner.
Otherwise, this rebel Shia scholar of “revolutionary Islam” is really no better than the house nigger Sunni-sufi leader of “moderate Islam”, the champion of “Democracy Revolution”, the glorified stooge of the West, more white than the white man, Dr. Tahir-ul Qadri, who behaved analogously to the public challenge that was thrown to him in 2010 by this scribe for publishing the much celebrated 600 page Fatwa on Terrorism in which the pontiff of “moderate Islam” wrote a blank check to the majestic state terrorism of the emperor, the greatest sponsor of state terror on earth, while condemning the terrorism of the pirates, and neglecting to mention that the pirates are just another army division of the emperor carrying Islam's banner aloft to malign Islam as if it is such a big state secret! The Shia rebel pontiff is more honest and accurate when it comes to parsing current affairs as one can glean from his speeches. But the attitude towards anyone questioning his position is disturbingly similar: to marginalize and dismiss. Tahir-ul Qadri's spokesman was kind enough to label this scribe “nut-job” for the bold challenge to their leader and advised their staff to not respond. Hide behind minions for how long? These are not idle questions but of immediate life and death significance for the people of Pakistan.
The challenge for open interlocution to explain why the Sunni-sufi pontiff remained so brazenly silent on the crimes of the emperor when empire's own citizens boldly file cases in the World Court against their own president for crimes against humanity, is still open to Dr. Qadri.
The challenge to explain his own shameful silence on the knighthood accepted by “Sir” Allama Iqbal from a tyrannical empire while extolling his virtues from the pulpit of Imam Ali, a disgrace and a travesty to the sanctity of the very pulpit and the Imams in whose name all this divine preaching is being done, is still open to Allama Jawad Naqvi. Imagine Imam Ali and the family of the Prophet of Islam taking a knighthood from Muawiya!
In these times of universal deceit, only fools follow. And only the superman lead. A genuine moral agent of change is neither. He is neither a useful idiot for the superman, nor the superman.
The fact that “revolutionary Islam” is creating the perfect trifecta of “militant Islam” vs. “moderate Islam” vs “revolutionary Islam”, the perfect Hegelian Dialectic serving only the imperial interest of having a continuous supply of believable enemies to fight against, a necessity for empire for its “imperial mobilization” toward world government, alongside the neutralization of public resistance with invitation to the more acceptable and peace-loving “moderate Islam”, is a cause for concern for all perceptive people wishing to not live with anyone's boot stamped on their face. The boot is not made any softer if it is worn by a black turban proclaiming some divine mandate to keep it on the public's face. This is but a truism applicable to all absolutist rule. But it is even more true for the obedience to Valih-e-faqih demagoguery that has filled the cemeteries of Iran with her young blood in the name of divine mandate for the “sacred war”. Its export to Pakistan will do the same.
Just listen to the slogan-mongering in the speeches of Jawad Naqvi and “Gott mit uns” (God with us) begins to pale in comparison. It has to be witnessed in the lecture videos so generously made available at the website islamimarkaz.com to appreciate the level of indoctrination and psychological persuasion that is going on to create the future robot army of God. It is no different in any of the other thousand seminaries dotting Pakistan, each indoctrinating their flock with their respective theology.
Pertinent to the demographics of Pakistan, she is a multi-ethnic, multi-sect, multi-lingual country that is hardly even a nation of one people from its very founding in the harvest of indigenous blood. No single ethnicity imposing its theocracy on the rest of the nation can give fairness to everyone. It will only lead to blood-shed, and more blood-shed, not organically, but synthetically. That is what the empire du jour wants: Muslim killing Muslim, people killing their own kind, and they spare no opportunity of harvest. They have vassals and surrogates in the establishment ready to cut that harvest, often not even needing any direct orders to do so. The very nature of the harvest through long years of cultivation has made it semi-autonomous and viral. By themselves they cannot create full all-out blood-shed. They need an enemy that is also willing to die in battle in order to do so.
And there is nothing better or cheaper than the “revolutionary Islam” soldiers, also only too eager to spill their own blood to take-down the “militant Islam” soldiers under orders from their valih-e-faqih and his lieutenants who conveniently stay behind, along with their own children and grandchildren, while the indoctrinated useful idiots on both sides do all the killing and dying.
Iran once again demonstrates the reality of the matter rather empirically. It is not a matter of opinion but of facts and numbers. Numbers are a pretty objective metric of accounting and accountants.
How many children and grandchildren of the revolutionary Ayatollahs in Qom died on the battlefront? How many of his own children and grandchildren did Ayatollah (imam) Khomeini commit to the beheshti-e zahra cemeteries from the battlefront between 1982 and 1988 when the valih-e-faqih-e-muslimeen insisted on continuing the war with Iraq even after all of Iranian soil had been liberated from their original aggression? The vast majority of deaths of Iranian youth was between 1982 and 1988 --- how many of these belonged to the Ayatollahs of Qom and Mashad in the senseless war of self-righteousness that saw millions of Shia-Sunni Muslims trivially kill each other on both sides of the fence?
If death in battle is so cheaply sold for the harvest of lovely maidens and high station of manhood in heaven, why don't the Ayatollahs send their own children and grandchildren to the front? There are hundreds of thousands of Ayatollahs in Qom. A roster showing how many children each one has/had and how many were killed in the minefields on the frontline so courageously walked by the youth of Iran who never got a chance to even grow up to full adulthood, would be useful data for all sides to come to a reasonable understanding of whose blood is being called for in the name of Imam Mahdi!
Only the ostriches will bury their head here, and of course those living comfortably outside of Pakistan and only too willing to fight their “jihad” with other people's blood in the name of their theology.
You don't need Imam Ali's sword to battle the tyrants of the world today. The situation calls for King Solomon's sword to battle them. Unless the two are one and the same sword with two sides. You need the intellect side of “zulfiqar” to even begin to make a dent in this all out war being waged by way of deception upon all of humanity without sacrificing the humanity you are trying to defend.
The first weapon of aggression of empire is superior intellect. Only intellect can counter it. A doctrinaire eco-system which does not nurture the intellect, which does not make one skilled in the intellectual resources that the enemy draws upon to arm its own battalions, can hardly field the skilled warriors who can wield the appropriate sword required for an effective battle. That does not mean giving up one's personal beliefs. It also does not mean having everyone else believe the same thing in order to wage a common resistance against a common predator.
The predators don't care what religion you are, only that you make a tasty meal, or posses what they desire control over. They wish to control all life, all resources, all assets, not just Muslims. The atheist superman harvests religion far more productively to design its life's goals than those whose religion he uses. The man of cloth is putty in their hands. Iran today serves a most valuable role as the fictitious “indomitable” enemy of the West. A third-world country that can't even feed its own peoples, is a threat to them in the actual reality of their calculus of one-world government?
And now that perfect enemy of the West is to be imported into Pakistan? The headstone count in our cemeteries will come to far outstrip the beheshti-zahras of Iran. If you have to lay down your life for a divine cause, at least be sure that you aren't simultaneously a disposable pawn being played on the grand chessboard taking the entire nation and others down with you.
The first recognition of the sword of intellect must be of this fact – that “revolutionary Islam” is a most cunning part of the same diabolical Hegelian Dialectic that has been used in waging all the abhorrent wars of the twentieth century. The creation of a “defeatable” enemy in which both sides suffer, one is resolutely destroyed, and a third unseen power behind the scenes gets to reap the harvest of that blood fest.
We have already witnessed Christians killing Christians, more than 50 million of them, in the two World Wars of the twentieth century. Some have put that number to 100 million. The twenty-first has evidently been earmarked for spilling Muslim blood to continue on with the same agenda, of creating world government by destroying all existing order. The twenty-first century harvest of Muslim blood began a bit early, in Afghanistan in 1979, continued in Iran-Iraq, and is on going in the entire Middle East, South Asia, and engulfs the entire “arc of crisis” in the “global zone of percolating violence”. All presaged in public writings at its very inception in 1979.
Muslims today are in the most precarious position. We hardly need more indoctrinated pawns wielding their antediluvian swords in absolute self-righteousness in further fulfillment of the plans of world order. This cannot mean Muslims, like other peoples and nations, do nothing. It only means to stop being useful idiots in the service of empire. That takes an intellect and an acumen which seems to be in as abundant a quantity as it is varied and multi-disciplinary among the stewards of empire, and a very precious commodity indeed among the Muslims. When we do have the neuronal capabilities and the requisite skills, we tragically turn either into house niggers or superman.
Enough Muslim on Muslim violence!
Irrespective of nationality and religious/sectarian affiliation, all those who share in that aim of existential self-defence must come together against the common enemy of mankind that is aspiring to rule the world upon the foundations of Muslim blood --- or the wily predators will eat each one of us separately, or have us eat each other.
The first baby-step in that direction is to say “hello” to that other fellow over there who thinks different and hear him out without saying “shut up”. Thanks for not saying “shut the fck up” - but then the ideology is not yet in power.


Postscript
This article is Chapter XX of the author's book: Hijacking The Holy Qur'an And Its Religion Islam – Muslims and Imperial Mobilization, Revised 2nd Edition, 2015. Download PDF: https://sites.google.com/site/humanbeingsfirst/download-pdf/book-hijacking-quran-islam-2nd-edition-2015-zahirebrahim.pdf





About The Author
The author, an ordinary justice activist, formerly an ordinary engineer in Silicon Valley, California (see engineering patents at http://tinyurl.com/zahir-patents ), founded Project Humanbeingsfirst.org in the aftermath of 9/11. He was, mercifully, most imperfectly educated in the United States of America despite attending its elite schools on both coasts. This might perhaps explain how he could escape the fate of “likkha-parrha-jahils” (educated morons) mass produced in its technetronic society with all his neurons still intact and still firing on all cylinders. He is inspired by plain ordinary people rising to extraordinary challenges of their time more than by privileged and gifted people achieving extraordinary things. He chose his byline to reflect that motivation: The Plebeian Antidote to Hectoring Hegemons. Bio at http://zahirebrahim.org. Email: humanbeingsfirst@gmail.com. Verbatim reproduction license for all his work at http://humanbeingsfirst.org/#Copyright.


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