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All your arguments aside, the greatest testimony to Mohammad's (pbuh) prophethood comes from the faith of those nearest to him. His best friend embraced Islam, his wife embraced Islam, his cousin and his slave embraced Islam. Some of his companions were always with him call it 24/7 surveillance if you will. In case you missed the point every aspect of his life is covered, from his wife we learn how he was in bed, from his slave we learn how he treated them, from his companions it is difficult to make out who he loved more, the Salman of Persia or the Abu Bakr of Mecca.

Giving up our prejudices is not easy. We make a thousand and one excuses to cling to what we believe and cherish. Even if a thousand evidences are given that Muhammad was not a messenger of God, Muslims find one straw to cling to and convince themselves that he was.  

Your excuse is that if Muhammad was a false prophet, his close friends and relatives would have noticed it.  

You are wrong. We have many cases of real charlatans whose followers who basically lived with them on daily basis fell prey to their lies and believed in whatever they said.  

Cases abound. I only give you a few examples:  

Jim Jones convinced normal decent people that he is the Messiah. He convinced them to leave their families and follow him to his ď Medina Ē in the middle of the Jungles. He convinced the Government of New Guyana to give him 300 acres of land for free. He convinced his men to carry guns and kill anyone who dissented. These men shot and killed a Senator and his guards and then he convinced his followers to drink poisoned coolaid and 900 of them willingly did what he told them and died.  

How do you explain this much loyalty and faith?    

David Koresh gathered his followers in Branch Davidian compound outside of Waco , Texas . They were with him every moment of the day. They armed themselves because he told them so. They allowed their teenage daughters to sleep with him, much like Abu Bakr allowed Muhammad to sleep with his underage daughter. They shot and killed four ATF agents and booby trapped the compound and blew it causing their own deaths and the deaths of all their families rather than surrender. If that is not loyalty what it is? 90 people died in that incident.    

Order of the Solar Temple :This apocalyptic cult claimed 74 victims in three bizarre mass suicide rituals. Most of the members of the sect were highly educated and well-to-do individuals. Many of them had doctorates.

The two known leaders of the group were Luc Jouret, a Belgian homeopathic doctor, and Joseph di Mambro, a wealthy businessman. They were like Muhammad and Abu Bakr of this cult. They too believed in their insanity and they too committed suicide.

The cult gave great importance to the sun. Their fiery ritual murder-suicides are meant to take members of the sect to a new world on the star "Sirius." To assist with the trip, several of the victims, including some children, were shot in the head, asphyxiated with black plastic bags and/or poisoned.

Luc and Joseph wrote, in a letter delivered after their deaths that they were "leaving this earth to find a new dimension of truth and absolution, far from the hypocrisies of this world." Doesnít this sound eerily familiar to what Muhammad preached?  

How can you explain the devotion of these people to their sick belief? Do you deny the conviction of their leaders to their cause?    

Heaven's Gate:  On March 26, 1997, 39 members of "Heaven's Gate" decided to "shed their containers" and get on a companion craft hiding in the tail of the Hale-Bopp comet.

The Heaven Gaters died in three shifts over a three-day period after celebrating their last meal on earth. 15 cultist died the first day, 15 the second and the remaining nine the third day. As one set of cultist ingested the poison, a lethal dose of phenobarbital mixed in with pudding and/or applesauce and chased with a shot of vodka, they would lie down and another cultist would use a plastic bag to speed up the dying. A frighteningly anal-retentive mass suicide, the cultist would clean up after each round of killing. Before the last two killed themselves, they took out the trash leaving the rented mansion in perfect order. Wanting to be helpful even after dead, all bodies had some sort of identification. Strangely, though, they also had five-dollar bill and change in their pockets and small suitcases neatly tucked under the cots and beds.

Also take a look at the story of John de Ruilter, the man whose followers believe to be greater than Jesus, allow him to have orgies with their daughters. One of his followers is a good standing psychiatrist who swears he is "absolutely sane".  

We have thousands of cases such as these. The cult leaders are charismatic, they are persuasive and they are convinced of their own cause. They are not normal people, they are psychopaths. They are very different from ordinary people and that is why they stand out. They are often intelligent people, but their reality and fantasy are mixed up. They canít distinguish between what is real and what is imagined. They are the first to believe in their own lies. This conviction fools their close friends and relatives that they must know something and have access to a divine source of knowledge.  

Muhammad was no different. He was a psychopath. I have shown that in an article. Muhammad, Hitler, Stalin, or other charismatic cult leaders were not stupid. They were highly intelligent but they were insane. It was this insanity that convinced people to follow them and commit all sorts of crimes.

Now you are basing your entire faith on the faith of a bunch of gullible people, such as Abu Bakr, Omar and Khadija or Ali who was a ruthless murderer and a kid when believed in Muhammad; and like them follow a psychopath mesmerized by the absurd logic that if these people followed Muhammad then Muhammad must have been indeed something special.

It is insane that a billion people follow a psychopath and all of them reason like you. Each one of them bases his faith on the credulity of others and all of them like sheep follow each other. If all the sheep go one way then that must be the right way to go.

Someone must stop this insanity. I am asking you to read the Quran, read the hadiths and the history of Muhammad and use your own brain. When you do that it becomes clear that Muhammad was not a messenger of God but a criminal psychopath. This insanity has survived too long. It must be stopped now. This madness is getting out of hand and is threatening mankind. Enough with insanity! It is time that you wake up and see the truth with your own eyes and not with the eyes of Abu Bakr, Omar and Khadijah or Ali who were a bunch of idiots and deluded cultists. Discern the truth with your own eyes not with the eyes of others. Judge the facts with your own brain, not with the brains of others. Donít be a sheep following other sheep.    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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