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Dawkins attacks ‘alien rubbish’ taught in Muslim faith schools


Last updated at 1:24 AM on 8th October 2011

Attack: Richard Dawkins has criticised the teaching in Islamic schools

Attack: Richard Dawkins has criticised the teaching in Islamic schools

Richard Dawkins has attacked Muslim faith schools, saying that they teach students ‘alien rubbish’.

The noted atheist claimed that pupils were being taught to ignore scientific evidence in favour of following the Koran.

He said that he had even met a science teacher who believed that the earth was only 6,000 years old.

Mr Dawkins, a former Oxford professor who found fame as an evolutionary biologist before becoming a vocal opponent of religion, is a longstanding critic of all faith schools.

But he has said that Islamic schools are worse than others, as their teaching is more likely to be influenced by a religious agenda.

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  1. Here are two scripts from the “Torah” and the “Quran” of the same incident about the prophet Ibrahim .Let the reader compare .
    (Genesis 18) 6- And Abraham hastened into the tent unto Sarah, and said, Make ready quickly three measures of fine meal, knead it, and make cakes upon the hearth.
    7 And Abraham ran unto the herd, and fetched a calf tender and good, and gave it unto a young man; and he hasted to dress it.
    8 And he took butter, and milk, and the calf which he had dressed, and set it before them; and he stood by them under the tree, and they did eat.
    9 ¶ And they said unto him, Where is Sarah thy wife? And he said, Behold, in the tent.
    10 And he said, I will certainly return unto thee according to the time of life; and, lo, Sarah thy wife shall have a son. Rom. 9.9 And Sarah heard it in the tent door, which was behind him.
    11 Now Abraham and Sarah were old and well stricken in age; and it ceased to be with Sarah after the manner of women.
    12 Therefore Sarah laughed within herself, saying, After I am waxed old shall I have pleasure, my lord 1 Pet. 3.6 being old also?
    13 And the LORD said unto Abraham, Wherefore did Sarah laugh, saying, Shall I of a surety bear a child, which am old?
    14 Is any thing too hard for the LORD? Lk. 1.37 At the time appointed I will return unto thee, according to the time of life, and Sarah shall have a son.
    15 Then Sarah denied, saying, I laughed not; for she was afraid. And he said, Nay; but thou didst laugh.
    (Surah 51)-Adhariyat
    24. Has the story reached thee, of the honoured guests of Abraham?

    25. Behold, they entered his presence, and said: “Peace!” He said, “Peace!” (and thought, “These seem) unusual people.”

    26. Then he turned quickly to his household, brought out a fatted calf,

    27. And placed it before them.. he said, “Will ye not eat?”

    28. (When they did not eat), He conceived a fear of them. They said, “Fear not,” and they gave him glad tidings of a son endowed with knowledge.

    29. But his wife came forward (laughing) aloud: she smote her forehead and said: “A barren old woman!”

    30. They said, “Even so has thy Lord spoken: and He is full of Wisdom and Knowledge.”
    I hope any interested reader who is looking for the truth , to make an objective comparison between the verses of Quran and the verses of Torah telling the stories of other prophets such as Lut and Zakariya , to conclude which of them can be really God’s words ,and not alien rubbish for the reasonable mentality.

    1. Face it A R Momen, the koran is a gross knockoff of the original versions. your comparisons prove the point. Also the language of the koran is comprised of an Aramaic base with a mixture of dialects from the region. So there goes your “crafted in the skies” bull crap.

  2. Islamic education as other method of intellectual education thought and sample.
    They are all subject to human thought and desire. However, the exist of Allah (the Creator) is something else
    Allah said:(God is the Creator of all things, and He is the Guardian and Disposer of all affairs) Sura Az-Zumar (The Troops) 62

    This existence is the most important necessary matter for time and space as well the Creation. Therefore it is Human thought and His ability (Strip desirability) to distinguish between right and false and know God through his ability to Create and Verses (sign) its honest calling to seek right and justice to read the Book of the Righteousness and method of thought call for thinking.
    Allah said:(hey ask thee concerning the Spirit. Say: “The Spirit is of the command of my Lord: of knowledge it is only a little that is communicated to you, (O men!) Sura Al-Isra (The Night Journey) 85
    Allah said:(Assuredly the creation of the heavens and the earth is a greater (matter) than the creation of men: Yet most men understand not) Sura Al-Ghafir (The Forgiver (GOD) 57
    Allah said:(Is it ye who create it, or are We the Creators?) Sura Al-waqia (The Event) 59

    1. It’s obvious that Dawkins point is lost on you, ahad ahad, otherwise why would you bring up the very material he was lauding as buffoonery, as proof.

  3. We refer him to to discuss all this matter and look for the Book “Righteousness and method of thought call for thinking” as well we insist the desire of man determine the man thought.

  4. No problem Ahad. All we require is VERIFIABLE evidence for the actual existence of Allah. Do you have any VERIFIABLE evidence ???

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