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Taliban reveal real reason for shooting 14-year-old girl, Malala Yousafzai

Taliban reveal real reason for shooting 14-year-old girl, Malala Yousafzai

The Islamic terrorist group, the Taliban, which claimed responsibility for shooting 14-year-old Malala Yousafzai in the head said in a statement recently released that they did not shoot her because she wanted education for girls and women, but because "of her pioneer role in preaching secularism and so called enlightened moderation."

To prove that their vicious ungodly act was in agreement with Islam, they used the story from the Quran found at Surah 18:74-81. This repulsive and foolish story is of the Islamic hero and "righteous servant of God," Khidr. As this nonsensical story goes, Khidr and Moses were traveling and encountered a young boy. Khidr murdered the innocent boy. He explained the reason for murdering him was because the boy had parents who were "believers" and the boy could possibly cause trouble for them when he got older. (This is actually in the "holy" scriptures of Islam! People actually believe and accept this tripe as being the word of God – very sad and dangerous.) The Taliban statement stated, "If anyone argues about her (Malala's) young age, then the story of Hazrat Khizar in the Quran (states that) while traveling with Prophet Musa (AS), (he) killed a child. Arguing about the reason of his killing, he said that the parents of this child were pious and in the future he (the child) would cause a bad name for them." (This is the same "revealed" religious line of thinking that was a key motivator for the Christian mom from Texas, Andrea Yates, who murdered her five children to save them from getting possessed by Satan.) [pullquote]Top Image Caption: The hero for enlightenment Malala Yousafzai after surgery to remove a bullet from her head after she was shot by the Taliban for bringing enlightenment to Pakistan.[/pullquote]

The Taliban statement also said that they do not believe in attacking women but that Islamic Shariah law demands that Malala be killed for her actions of trying to bring enlightenment to Pakistan. This part of their statement made clear that, "whom so ever leads a campaign against Islam and Shariah is ordered to be killed by Shariah."

What do you think would happen if these sincere Muslims who make-up the rank and file of the Taliban were educated to the fact that yes, God is great, but that also the greatest gift God has given us, other than life itself, is reason and that if we do not value and use our God-given reason in all aspects of our lives we are turning our backs to God? Personally, I strongly believe that the majority of them would at the very least start to question Islam and many of them would leave Islam behind for Deism. This holds true with Christians, Jews, Hindus and everyone who is currently in the rank and file of a "revealed"/hearsay unreasonable religion.

About Bob Johnson

Bob Johnson founded the World Union of Deists in 1993. Since then, the organization has grown worldwide, with contacts throughout the United States and in 24 nations. "This continued growth of the World Union of Deists has helped many people free themselves of the heavy weight of fear and superstition put on them by the 'revealed' religions,'" Johnson reflects. "We have given a home to people who felt lost regarding their beliefs in God and educated them to the fact that they are not limited to either 'revealed' religions or to Atheism or Agnosticism." Bob is the author of Deism: A Revolution in Religion, A Revolution in You and An Answer to C.S. Lewis' Mere Christianity. He also wrote the introductions to The Age of Reason, The Complete Edition, Principles of Nature and Reason: The Only Oracle of Man. Visit the World Union of Deists (linked as website) for more information.
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  • Jean-Francois Morf

    New Testament is Jesus Christ story. Quran is anti-christ story.
    Christ has announced the anti-christ, and anti-christ was born 570 years later…

    • Cobalt Blue

      Your assertion that Muhammad (pbuh) is the anti-Christ is absurd, and profoundly insulting. That is an old, tired trope pushed by the Catholic Church and many Protestants as well. Study the life of the Prophet (pbuh) and read the Qur'an. You will see for yourself.

  • Jean-Francois Morf

    Do you think Jesus Christ was born in year zero? It's proven false: year zero was decided from a pope, very approximatively. Could be Jesus Christ was born 666 years before anti-christ death…

  • Cobalt Blue

    As a Muslim, I would like to respond to this story. While the account of Khidr is indeed in the Qur'an, it does not provide legitimate reasons to kill anyone, let alone an innocent child. The Taliban are terrorists, period, and while they claim to be following Islam, it is not an Islam that the majority of Muslims in the world would recognize. Who are they to judge this girl's future? Who are they to say that educating girls is wrong? Do not be deceived: terrorists are not true to their respective religions. Islam is about peace, love, and dedication to the worship of God alone. God is the Compassionate, the Merciful. The Taliban are ignorant of both of these aspects of God, despite them reciting them as part of Al-Fatihah in their daily prayers. God knows best, but I believe that there is a nice warm seat waiting for these men in the hottest part of hell.

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