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Dealing with those who "make mischief"
(Again, same approach to establishing moral absoluteness as before)

EW: Alright, I’d like us to now take a look at man we’ll call Mr. Spence. Mr. Spence hates Islam. He believes Islam is terrible because it condones pedophilia, abuse of women and intolerance of other religions. Mr. Spence has written several books on how terrible Islam is, he attempts to convince every person he meets that Islam is an evil cult, he tries to prevent mosques from being built, and he tries to convert people from their Islamic faith to his own polytheistic faith. However, Mr. Spence has never engaged in any physical violence, and he abhors the very thought of it. Dr. Naik, would you agree that this man has waged war against Islam and its prophet?

(I think this could be worded more effectively, but I’m not quite sure how)

Dr. Naik: Well, when this verse was written, diversions, etc. (I have no idea how he’ll respond, but the audience should make him commit to an answer. If he admits that Mr. Spence is waging war against Allah and his messenger, we’re set)

EW: Alright, now that we have that established, let’s take a look at this verse from the Quran:

Qur'an (5:33) - "The punishment of those who wage war against Allah and His messenger and strive to make mischief in the land is only this, that they should be murdered or crucified or their hands and their feet should be cut off on opposite sides..."

As you’ve previously established, the Quran is to provide moral guidance for all time, so you must believe that Mr. Spence deserves to murdered or crucified or his hands and feet should be cut off on opposite sides. You do believe this to be true, is that right?

Dr. Naik: (No idea how he’ll respond. Clearly, the most important issue is getting him to admit that Mr. Spence has waged war against Islam. Once that’s established, he’s trapped).


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