1000+ Comments on the Quran: Surah 95 -- AT-TIN (The Fig)
20 June 2012
Revelation: Mecca, 612 - 615 AD.
(See general comments on Surahs here: Introduction)
The quotes and comments
001 "In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful". Please read the surahs from Medina, the immoral parts of the Muslim moral code, the unjust/immoral parts of sharia, and the Quran's rules for lying, thieving/looting, enslaving, raids and wars, plus the rules for treatment of girls and women - free and captured - and see if you agree. Always when there is a distance between words and corresponding demands and deeds, we personally believe in the demands and deeds. Glorious words are cheap, demands and deeds are reliable. Glorifying words and claims are too cheap for anyone to use and disuse - when you read, judge from realities, not from propaganda.
002 95/1: "By the fig and the olive - - -". Muhammad/Allah swearing by different things - sentences in the Quran starting with "by" normally are oaths in the Quran. One of the clear proofs in the Quran for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god, and for that Jesus and Muhammad are not in the same line of prophets like the Quran likes to claim (in addition to that Muhammad was no real prophet - he "did not see the unseen" so he was unable to make prophesies (even though some Muslims try to claim the opposite in contradiction to what the Quran says itself), and a "prophet" unable to make prophesies, is no real prophet - - - but it is an impressive and imposing title to "borrow" - many a self proclaimed messenger from one or more gods have "borrowed" this title.
003 95/1-3: "By - - -". A sentence in the Quran starting with "by" normally is an oath - here it seems that the Quran swears that verse 4 is true. But whenever Muhammad or the Quran swears - or in other ways promises - remember that according to the rules for al-Taqiyya (the lawful lie) and Kitman (the lawful half-truth), it is permitted to lie to defend and to forward Islam (and for 6 - 8 other wide topics, f.x. to cheat women), and that according to Muhammad's own words and deeds in the Quran, oaths should be broken if that will give a more satisfying result - pay expiation to Allah afterwards if necessary. (Some oaths are not binding at all, and others only if you confirm them afterwards, but if you break a confirmed oath you should pay expiation afterwards, at least if the oath is about something serious).
004 95/3: "The City of security - - -". Mecca - Also called Makkah sometimes. War was forbidden there also before Islam. (Though Muhammad "got permission" from Allah to attack - Mecca gave in without fight, though.)
**005 95/4a: “We (Allah*) have indeed created man - - -". Wrong. See 6/2b, 21/56c and 41/15f above.
**006 95/4b: “We (Allah*) have indeed created man in the best of molds”. Wrong - and it tells something that the Quran strengthens (with the word “indeed”) a statement - a loose one as so often - that is wrong. Man is far from made in the best of molds. Many “construction details” could have been better - our ability to stand wear and tear f. ex., and our ability to see in the dark, and more. Also our ability to tackle illnesses is far from perfect - and if our brain could think of more than one thing at a time, we would be more efficient. Etc., etc., etc.
007 95/4c: "- - - indeed - - -". See f. ex. 81/19a above.
008 95/5: "- - - We (Allah*) abase him (non-Muslims*) to the lowest of the low (except the Muslims*)- - -". Non-Muslims are bad quality - stay away from them.
009 95/6a: "- - - such as believe - - -". Muslims.<(p>
010 95/6b: "- - - righteous deeds - - -". Beware that when the Quran uses expressions like this, it is in accordance with its own partly immoral moral code.
011 95/6c: "- - - a reward unfailing". The Quran's and Islam's Paradise - see 10/9f above.
012 95/6d: "- - - unfailing". Wrong if not everything in the Quran is true and the full and only truth. Also see 2/2b above.
013 95/7a: "Then what can, after this, contradict thee (Muhammad? Muslims? - clear language in the Quran*) - - -". F.x. may be the real truth may do so. The Quran is not the truth as it is not from a god, but from someone able to make unbelievably many mistakes.
014 95/7b: (YA6201): “Then what can after this, contradict thee - - -“. This is one of the not few places in the Quran where it is unclear whether “thee” or similar words refer to Muhammad or to Muslims generally. This point a number of places is unclear in the Quran.
015 95/8a: "Is not Allah The Wisest - - -?". Not if he made the Quran - far too many mistaken facts and other errors, contradiction, cases of invalid logic, etc.
**016 95/8b: "Is not Allah the Wisest of Judges?" Judging from the immoral parts of his(?) moral code and from the unjust and/or immoral parts of sharia he is a horrible judge. Adding al-Taqiyya (the lawful lie), Kitman (the lawful half-truth) and "break even your oaths if that gives a better result" he in addition is an unreliable judge.
Surah 95: Sub-total: 16 + 20.605 = 20.621 comments.
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