"Muslims are genuinely incapable of questioning Islam. They dismiss every doubt and consider things that are incomprehensible as “test.” To pass this test and to prove their faith, they must surrender their intelligence and believe in every absurdity. The highway to paradise, for Muslims, is through blind faith. While thinking and doubting are regarded as roads to hell.
<<Editors Note: When we say "Muslims", it means those who believes that Quran is the perfect and clear words of Allah and Mohammed is the messenger of Him and he is the perfect role model for mankind.>>
The Qur’an claims to be the verbatim words of God. God is not fallible. Therefore if we find one error in the Qur’an, it’s enough to disqualify it as the word of God.
There are hundreds of blunders and absurdities in the Qur’an. How can an infallible God err so much? If there were only one or a handful of errors, we could still argue that those verses have crept into the book in later stages. But when the book is replete with scientific heresies, historic blunders, mathematical mistakes, logical absurdities, grammatical errors and ethical fallacies, we must question the legitimacy of its divine origin.
Therefore, what the Islamic scholars define as “sincerity”, in my view is nothing but gullibility. The believers force themselves to believe in absurdities and call that sincerity. They interpret lack of critical thinking, i.e. simple mindedness, as "purity of heart". A sincere seeker is one who questions and is not satisfied with half- baked answers. A sincere seeker is a doubter. He does not rest until all his questions are answered. How can one claim sincerity when he give up questioning and believe in absurdities? This is recklessness, not sincerity. “If God did not want us to use our brain”, asked Galileo, “why he would give it to us?”
Logic is the measure of what is right and what is wrong, not the bogus claims of charlatans and impostors who want us to have faith and not question them. A true God would not expect us to believe in anything unless the clear proof is given. Muhammad himself, on many occasions, claimed that his message is clear. I want to see it. It is not clear to me and to billions of others who do not believe in him. We want proof. Where is the proof? The proof must be logical, irrefutable and conclusive. If I can find a single hole in it, that claim cannot be from God. If I tell you the earth is round, I can prove it. I do not expect you to have faith in my words, and you should not believe me if I resort to violence and force. If I tell you Gabriel visits me every night with a message from God and we play backgammon together, you must ask for proof. If I can’t prove my claim, chances are that I am either an impostor or a mentally sick man. It would be foolish for anyone to believe in my claim especially if I demand sacrifices from others and live an ungodly and pervert life as Muhammad did.
Why should we believe in Muhammad and not in equality-unproven claims of other prophet-pretenders and impostors? "
Ali Sina /ex-Muslim author
Allah's Monkey Men
Surah 7:163-166 And ask them about the town that was by the sea - when they transgressed in [the matter of] the sabbath - when their fish came to them openly on their sabbath day, and the day they had no sabbath they did not come to them. Thus did We give them trial because they were defiantly disobedient. And when a community among them said, "Why do you advise [or warn] a people whom Allah is [about] to destroy or to punish with a severe punishment?" they [the advisors] said, "To be absolved before your Lord and perhaps they may fear Him." And when they forgot that by which they had been reminded, We saved those who had forbidden evil and seized those who wronged, with a wretched punishment, because they were defiantly disobeying. So when they were insolent about that which they had been forbidden, We said to them, "Be apes, despised."
Surah 2:65 And you had already known about those who transgressed among you concerning the sabbath, and We said to them, "Be apes, despised."
Surah 2:117 Originator of the heavens and the earth. When He decrees a matter, He only says to it, "Be," and it is. The Hadith
Sahih Bukhari, volume 4, page 392
The Statement of Allah"And ask them (0 Muhammad ) about the town that was by the sea, when they transgressed in the matter of Sabbath(1).When their fish came to them openly on the Sabbath day, and did not come... (up to)... Be you monkeys, despised and rejected..."
(1)Fishing was prohibited to Israelites on the Sabbath day, and fish used to come up openly to their water pools only on the Sabbath day and this tempted them greatly, so they could not resist it and when they transgressed Allah's Prohibitions, He said to them: "Be you monkeys." And so they were.
Jewish Rats And Pigs
Sahih Bukhari, volume 4, Hadith 3305
The Prophet J said, "A group of Israelites were lost. Nobody knows what they did. But I do not see them except that they were cursed and transformed into mouses or rats, for if you put the milk of a she-camel in front of a mouse or a rat, it will not drink it, but if the milk of a sheep is put in front of it, it will drink it."(1) I told this to Ka'b who asked me, "Did you hear it from the Prophet a?" I said, "Yes." Ka'b asked me the same question several times; I said to Ka'b, "Do I read the Taurat (Torah)? (i.e., I tell you this from the Prophet.(2)
(1)It was illegal for the Israelites to eat the meat or drink the milk of camels while they were allowed to eat the meat and drink the milk of sheep. The Prophet inferred from the rats' habit that some Israelites had been transformed into rats.(2)Later on the Prophet was informed through revelation about the fate of those Israelites: They were transformed into pigs and monkeys.
Sahih Muslim Book 42, Hadith 7135
Abu Huraira reported that Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) said: A group of Bani Isra'il was lost. I do not know what happened to it, but I think (that it 'underwent a process of metamorphosis) and assumed the shape of rats. Don't you see when the milk of the camel is placed before them, these do not drink and when the milk of goat is placed before them, these do drink. Abu Huraira said: I narrated this very hadith to Ka'b and he said: Did you hear this from Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him)? I (Abu Huraira) said: Yes. He said this again and again, and I said: Have I read Torah?
Quotes : Probing Islam /
Understanding Mohammed And Muslims