Critique of Imran Hosein's 'An Islamic View of
Gog and Magog in the Modern World' – Waiting
for Allah is anything but Islamic!
Gog and Magog in the Modern World' – Waiting
for Allah is anything but Islamic!
Letter: 'Gog and Magog' lend new meaning to 'opiate of the peoples' as Pakistan is destroyed in its name!
April 23, 2009 | Last Updated November 01, 2016
If you are a Pakistani, this letter is addressed to you. If you are a Muslim sitting on the fence, this letter is still addressed to you. I hope it reaches you some how through the unfathomable magic of the internet. Anyone just a 100 years ago would surely have thought this instant communication system as magic, of divine origin, and some fulfillment of the signs of the 'Last Days'. I assure you that I have some tiny role in making it happen as the proverbial cog in the giant wheel of Silicon Valley (see my patents), like tens of thousands of my other fellow engineers and scientists who have slogged day and night in the pursuit of 'American Dream' for so many years and have made many things happen – from telephone to television to cellphone to the Four galloping Horsemen of the Apocalypse – all instruments of instant communication, and also cataclysmic destruction.
And none of us builders of modernity are really divine, trust me, except perhaps that occasional gorgeous unapproachable ... so moving right along, can we fallible creatures construct or orchestrate something that is divine in its purpose? Something useful(?), maybe. Something destructive(?), always. Evil(?), surely. But divine? Perhaps that ought to be capitalized as Divine, as it is speaking of the idea of man being the instrument of God. But I'll continue to use the lower case form because the notion can hardly be imputed to God. It is man made and traces to all the mythical gods of antiquity who played their divine games at the expense of man, from Ram and Vishnu et. al. in the ancient Indian civilization which still informs the cultural and religious ethos of modern India, to Zeus and Apollo on Mount Olympus in the Hellenic civilization of the ancient Greeks and Romans whose legacy of intellectual thought informs the West.
Simple logic reveals the absurdity of this notion which is why I persist in the lower case usage of divinity to reflect my analysis of its human origins. If a divine needs evil mortals to do its dirty work to fulfill its divine plan, then the creation must possesses powers greater than its creator! The creator can't do its own dirty work and relies on us to do it – then on what basis of justice would it hold the creation accountable for fulfilling its own divine plan? Never mind that why should we worship it if we have greater powers. And therein lies a logical conundrum as old as mankind for all the divinely-learned on the planet who have had people do god's evil work in the name of their gods. Today these divinely-learned pulpits continue their absurdity by announcing the final unleashing of 'Gog and Magog' and the 'Last Days' based on how humanity has progressed into abject corruption and slavery to money and power in this Technetronic age, that in fact, it is all god's work. See “Last Days of Gog and Magog”
( http://imranhosein.org/media/books/ivgmmw.pdf ).
( http://imranhosein.org/media/books/ivgmmw.pdf ).
Yes, I too think it is gods', and not God's.
When the dogmatic, more interested in the immanent metaphors of eschatology than the more mundane matters of the here and the now – such as the empirical, to be dealt with today, with perhaps the straightforward Commandments like that expressed in Surah Al-Asr (Chapter 103 in the Holy Qur'an), or the straightforward Biblical Golden Rule expressed in the New and Old Testaments (Do unto others as you have them do unto you, The Holy Bible: Matthew 7:12, Luke 6:31; Old Testament Mosaic Law;) – preach to their faithful choir that the corruption on earth is in fulfillment of some divine prophesy so that god can finally bring justice to a suffering humanity at the End of Time, then they are effectively arguing that the corrupters are really doing the divine's work! And the public should not interfere with it, that if anything, as some religious fanatics among all three Abrahamic religions proclaim, they should be aided and abetted to hasten that outcome. How convenient for the hectoring hegemons that they are now doing “divine work” with the pulpits' blessings from two of the largest religions of man!
Furthermore, imagine being sold on the idea that all those wonderful Platitudes and Commandments in all those treasured Holy Books which none could enforce because the hectoring hegemons throughout the ages usurped peoples' rights and enslaved them, could in fact only be implemented by some awaited savior to be sent down by god. For indeed, it is but a truism, as Aldous Huxley had put it, that “nothing is easier than to formulate high ideals, but few things are more difficult than to discover the means for by those ideals might be implemented, and the categorical imperatives which spring from them can be a pain. This is the real problem”. Thus imagine this problem of impracticality being solved eschatologically, in a self-perpetuating, self-fulfilling prophecy:
(1) don't even bother resisting evil because you will fail, since it's all happening by divine decree ;
(2) thus don't challenge your rulers and their oppressions even while you recognize them as oppressors, they rule as god's vicegerent on earth ;
(3) it's all written in the Good Book (“Obey Allah and obey the Messenger and those charged with authority among you” – Qur'an Surah An-Nisa, Chapter 4, verse 59) , can't you read you heathens, that Muslim tyrants are a mercy from god as they hasten mankind towards the 'Last Days' when justice will finally reign supreme, and so we must not resist ; not to ignore the pious Christians' Holy Book (“I am free to submit to authority. I am free to make myself a slave. My friends, you are free, you are free to respect and appreciate the authority of the government that god gives to you - Honor the King! The way you talk about your government, it's so easy to complain isn't it? It is so easy to criticize, it is so easy to find fault. Honor the King. Do it anyway, whether the king deserves it or not. All authority, all authority is an extension of god's authority!” – from the sermon outlining the New American Theology of Civil Submission, April 14, 2008, watch) ;
(4) for the 'Last Days' prophesy to be fulfilled, the whole world must become filled with injustice and oppression, and only then will the Mahdi, and/or the Messiah, shall be made to return by the Will of God to fashion a new righteous world army which will fight tyranny to end all injustice on earth once and for all ;
(5) until then, since any battle with tyrants is futile, just work on saving your imaan (beliefs) ; focus on personal piety ; go back to the basics to being 'good Muslims' ; spiritually prepare to be eligible to join the Army of the Mahdi/Messiah in the unknown tomorrow whose numbers will be limited and only those of the highest spiritual merit will be accepted ; for today be content with purifying your hearts and controlling your carnal desires as you continue to “Render unto Caesar the things which are Caesar’s, and unto God the things that are God’s” (New Testament, Matthew 22:21) ; etceteras.
(6) It would be a travesty to neglect to mention the most remarkable gibberish among that set, what the newest preacher to burst onto the internet-scene preaches in polished English vernacular : disengage from this world entirely like the 'people of the cave' of Surah Al Kahf until the promised salvation of the 'Last Days' arrives.
I have heard this convoluted logic in several variations since 911 when the mosques in the United States suddenly became full of the pious trying to be 'good Muslims' who 'United We Stand' with empire as heathens like me took to the streets protesting the impending destruction of innocent civilians in Iraq. Please see Chapter 8 of my 2003 book .
The logic method known as Reductio ad absurdum (Latin, literally: reduction to the absurd; a method of disproving a proposition by showing that its inevitable consequences would be absurd, or lead to self-contradiction; conversely, also a method of indirectly proving a proposition by assuming its negation to be true and showing that this leads to an absurdity), applied rigorously to the above observations demonstrates all these to be based on the absurd premise of “God's Will” for some “Divine Plan” which requires tyranny to become ubiquitous before God Shall intervene to end it.
Let's dissect this premise and see what happens if it is presumed to be true:
(1) If God needs evil men and women to implement its divine plan, then creation becomes more enabled than the creator and the creator depends on its own creation, and thus the key abstract philosophical attribute of God being Self-sustaining; Self-sufficient; Self-consistent; Free from contradiction; Free from defects; Not dependent on anyone or anything; Omnipotent, “kun fa-ya-kun” (Be, and it is); etc., is thrown out the window ; the question is akin to the logical fallacy “can God create a stone which he cannot lift”, meaning, if God can do anything, if God is defined as Omnipotent, then can God limit himself to become dependent on its own creation to do its bidding, similarly, can God put the unjust in heaven and the just ones in hell contrary to his own prime directive on supreme justice and his own attribute of being the Most Just, etceteras., all these creating irreconcilable contradictions among the attributes themselves thus making for a defective God who is not free from contradictions --- So, either the God premise is false, the attributes ascribed to God are false, or the premise being tested is false, and for those who accept the God premise on faith (as it is un-falsifiable and therefore in the realm of faith), and accept by way of reasoning the philosophical attribute that a God must be free from all defects and perfect in all his attributes without contradictions among them or else He is not Divine, the only remaining choice is to reject the premise in question ;
(2) failure of the lofty moral platitudes in the Holy Books, the Bible, the Qur'an, the Ten Commandments, not to neglect other moral scriptures sacred to man in other civilizations, in accomplishing man's spiritual guidance for a moral existence, thus necessitating Divine Intervention in the form of the Eschatology of the Last Days, a Mahdi, a Messiah, to finally bring justice to mankind by breaking its bonds of servitude to fellow man as man couldn't live up to the Divine Guidance himself to accomplish it himself ; the very concept of Divine Intervention of the Last Days presupposes that Divine Guidance failed in its Categorical Imperative to reform man by giving him the choice to establish justice among themselves but man failed to live up to the Divine Guidance and it will be forced onto man by Divine Intervention of the Mahdi, the Messiah in the Last Days ---- so what was the point of that entire exercise of Divine Guidance? So either the Guidance is Divine in which case it cannot fail not only because God understands both the Guidance and the target of that Guidance since He created them both and coupled them together, but also because of the fact that God is free from defects and cannot fail, and therefore the presupposition is false; or it was not divine and failed because it did not understand the nature of man and its primacy as well as its sheep instincts, in which case the outcome is already predictable ; but it cannot be both Divine and fail in its own stated purpose (see the Dialog on the Creation of Adam in Surah Al-Baqara) ;
(3) evil triumphing becoming the pre-requisite for justice and peace among mankind pushes the Mephistophelian end justify the means dogma of expediency and military style “objectivity” to achieve any target as morally legitimate, which is antithetical to the moral codes of not just all three Abrahamic religions, but all theistic moral philosophies and traditions creating a self-contradiction of monumental proportions if then God Himself indulges in it to achieve His Divine Plan ; and
(4) a catch-22 in Accountability on the Day of Judgment is created for the religions which proclaim Heaven and Hell in an Afterlife as reward or punishment --- what punishment if the evil was necessary part of the Divine plan and consequently its vile purveyors the Divine instruments?
As we see, absurdities pile up upon each other very quickly with even a modicum of analytical thought if we accept the premise underlying the Eschatology being taught mankind from virtually all Abrahamic pulpits, of all sectarian flavors. By the logical reasoning method of reductio ad absurdum, the premise stands rejected because it leads to absurdities if presumed true.
It is reasonable to inquire whether there is any explicit reference to such “savior cometh”, or to such an absurd Eschatology, in the categorical and foundational verses of the Holy Qur'an? Admittedly, I am not a scholar of the scriptures, let alone of the most profound world religion. Nevertheless, as a thinking student of scriptures interested in uncovering what the Good Book itself says rather than what the pen of man says it says, a diligent study of the singular scripture of Islam, the Holy Qur'an, reveals that all the “Mahdi and Messiah returning to free mankind from its bondage” type beatitudinous concepts of Eschatology appear to be entirely from pages outside the Holy Qur'an itself.
It is noteworthy that: (1) these ideas are prevalent in the Biblical literature, and arguably, somehow crept into the Muslim literature of antiquity penned by the Muslim holy scribes and narrators of Islamic history; and (2) that these ideas are, at best, based on wholly speculative interpretations of the metaphorical and allegorical verses of the Holy Qur'an to suit one's own fancy, ethos, inclination, and socialization bias in which one can impute pretty much any meaning to these metaphorical verses based on how much one believes in one's own holy books outside the pages of the Holy Qur'an. In other words, apart from any subversive agenda to wittingly put religion in the service of empire, innocent confirmation bias and unwitting incestuous self-reinforcement appears to have led to interpreting the speculative verses of the Holy Qur'an on these Eschatological matters! Who is to say who has got the right interpretation? The right ijtihad? Are the verses of the Holy Qur'an poetry that one can imagine them to mean whatever one fancies? Or are the verses of the Holy Qur'an a specific guidance unto mankind from its Author? Witness the unequivocal warning in the Holy Qur'an to refrain from such gratuitous interpretations, and who specifically have the right to interpret the metaphorical verses of the Holy Qur'an, in verse 3:7 of Surah Aal-'Imran.
For the Shia Muslims for instance, Imam Mahdi is as fundamental a construct of faith as the Prophet of Islam is, but unfortunately derives virtually its entire body of beliefs exclusively from pages outside the Holy Qur'an. [2a] Among all the Muslim sects, the Shia Muslims, like the early Christians, are most profoundly awaiting the return of the Savior, Imam Mahdi, to whom allegiance and obedience is pledged in daily ritual prayers. Iran has extended that obedience to the valih-e-faqih, an ayatollah who rules the public in Imam Mahdi's name in his absence as his self-proclaimed temporal lieutenant (wali), imam, under the rubric of yet another religious dogma of obedience to authority prevalent among the Shia Muslims called “taqlid”.  Iran of course presents itself as the greatest antagonist of the oppressive West today. But even as she boldly articulates Ayatollah Khomeini's conception of the “Great Satan” in her national and international proclamations, her religious and political leadership under the valih-e-faqih  remain rather timid in calling 9/11 the 'operation canned goods' that it is. One can only imagine that they are also waiting for Imam Mahdi to call out that assessment.
Whatever the actual religious reality of the return of Imam Mahdi and Messiah may be (a point which is orthogonal to the one being made here), the empirical and unarguable fact of the matter is that the concept of “Waiting for Allah” (which includes waiting for any Savior, Mahdi, Messiah when such beliefs defer mobilizing resistance against systems of tyranny and oppression until their arrival in the 'Last Days') forms a most powerful opiate for inducing voluntary servitude as “karma” (as among the Hindu caste system): a bold and voluntary resignation to fate as divinely ordained inevitability. What a powerful opiate!
But now imagine layering upon these mechanistic systems of inducing servitude, an even more diabolical system in which a new type of slavery is created for which Goethe, the German philosopher, stated:
“None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free. The truth has been kept from the depth of their minds by masters who rule them with lies. They feed them on falsehoods till wrong looks like right in their eyes.”
Modernity is run by superman intellectuals; they are its principal architects ahead of politicians who merely serve their interests. Both work for the same unaccountable powers behind the scenes who harvest man's discontent, his suffering, at times inducing it with systems of oppression, at times aiding and abetting it by imposing proxy situations, for an onslaught on all social and moral order for their agenda of world government. This is done by creating “revolutionary times” of one type or another, sometimes as bloody revolutions, like the French and Russian revolutions, other times as crises, catastrophes, world wars, pestilences, and the new “democracy revolutions” we are experiencing today, to create the conditions which enable enacting that which is greater than the temporal human conditions which gave birth to these “revolutionary times”. This is how all the global police-state laws, greater and greater powers invested with supra-national governing bodies like the UN, BIS, WB, IMF, come about.
Those who control these supra national institutions from the dark shadows as the root godhead of the financial oligarchy, control the world. But despite the past two centuries of development to first systematically destroy existing world order through revolutions and world wars, surely there hasn't been in the history of thought a more diabolical and multi-faceted Hegelian Dialectic enacted on the world stage than is being enacted today between the Waiting for Allah and Helping Allah. At times goaded on by crafty slogans of “liberation” with “God is on your side”  and at other times by actively engaging in empire's own creation of the trifecta of “militant Islam” vs. “moderate Islam” vs. “revolutionary Islam” to serve the same “imperial mobilization” agenda for world government. Religion in the hands of superman remains the ultimate tool of primacy for mass behavior control. The superman can make ordinary man enthused with spirit fight for or against anything, for or against any ideology, and he can make the rest of the spectating bystanders quietly accept the frightful conditions imposed upon them while patiently “Waiting for Allah” to rescue them. And I include in that group all believers of all faiths and religions who are fed on hope of a better future by getting them to accept the tortuous present with quiet resignation. This condition of voluntary servitude Aldous Huxley termed the “Ultimate Revolution”:
“Well, it seems to me that the nature of the Ultimate Revolution with which we are now faced is precisely this: that we are in process of developing a whole series of techniques which will enable the controlling oligarchy who have always existed and presumably always will exist, to get people actually to love their servitude! This is the, it seems to me the ultimate in malevolent revolution shall we say.”
Their new age religion on the horizon intended to replace all religions that are based on ancient Holy Books, is called Secular Humanism, the religion of reason of the superman, and underwritten entirely in modern Orwellian Newspeak whereby morality is relative, expediency is law, and state is supreme. The state no longer exists on the will of man to serve his interests, but man exists on the will of the state to serve its interests. A world constitution is being underwritten by default by the fiat of global laws already in the making with these underlying premises. To officially layer platitudinous wording over it once the structures are in place has been in draft-mode for a while. As for instance, in his 1940 book “New World Order”, H. G. Wells even outlined a manifesto, the “Declaration of the Rights of Man”, which when I first read it I also thought was a most sensible 10-point seeding Articles for drafting a planetary level equitable 'social contract' for all the peoples of the planet. Wells wrote in 1940 just as Nazi victories were piling up at the onset of World War II:
“And if we, the virtuous democracies, are not fighting for these common human rights, then what in the name of the nobility and gentry, the Crown and the Established Church, the City, The Times and the Army and Navy Club, are we common British peoples fighting for?”
And Wells most artfully extended that “virtue” in the Tenth Article of the “Declaration of the Rights of Man”. Its wording is so damn sharp that it even had me perplexed whether it was a noble vision for “universal law” like Lord Tennyson's in his 1842 poem “Locksley Hall”, or vile propaganda for imposing tyranny as can be seen in my report: The Enduring Capitalist Conspiracy For World Government , where I had observed:
“If H. G. Wells was a devious Orwellian character, there really would have been no reason for creating the inordinately commonsensical, rational, fair, and very moral Declaration of the Rights of Man which immensely empower breaking all bonds of voluntary servitude!”
Here is the brilliant verbiage of H. G. Wells' Tenth Article of Universal Declaration of Human Rights for you to examine yourself:
“No treaty and no law affecting these primary rights shall be binding upon any man or province or administrative division of the community, that has not been made openly, by and with the active or tacit acquiescence of every adult citizen concerned, either given by a direct majority vote of the community affected or through the majority vote of his publicly elected representatives. In matters of collective behaviour it is by the majority decision men must abide. No administration, under a pretext of urgency, convenience or the like, shall be entrusted with powers to create or further define offences or set up by-laws, which will in any way infringe the rights and liberties here asserted. All legislation must be public and definite. No secret treaties shall be binding on individuals, organisations or communities. No orders in council or the like, which extend the application of a law, shall be permitted. There is no source of law but the people, and since life flows on constantly to new citizens, no generation of the people can in whole or in part surrender or delegate the legislative power inherent in mankind.”
Lovely verbiage? While searching to resolve that irksome question, it occurred to me that perhaps like the lofty US Constitution, built upon the systematic genocide of ten million native inhabitants of that land without shedding a tear, which gave the wonderful Declaration of its Bill of Rights to only those of the right race and heritage who were deemed “legitimate” human beings to have natural “inalienable rights”, and so are these lovely platitudes for only those who survive the pious culling of the untermensch in the New World Order (this concept of semantics of words having narrower or different meanings from what they are deceptively made to appear to the public mind, George Orwell termed “Newspeak”).
This culling of the untermensch for population reduction is to be variously blamed upon nature, and/or upon the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, the “revolutionary times” so to speak, that is necessary in order execute on the genocidal agenda. A glimpse into that underlying twisted villainy of the Ubermensch mindset in which the people of the right race and heritage are permitted all the rights of man, including to procreate at will, to go forth and multiply, while the untermensch as the useless eaters are to be population controlled and/or reduced for the threat of the have-nots to the national security of the haves in a global police-state is afforded in Bertrand Russell's 1952 book: Impact of Science on Society. A book which few people appear to have read but must read. In addition to advocating birth-control of the lesser humanity who haven't contributed anything to world civilization while permitting the white races to procreate at will, Lord Bertrand Russell philosophically reasoned for global police-state being the only effective and practical means of maintaining world government:
And world police-state is what we have today, driving global governance in stages towards the fait accompli of one world. Well, evidently, it is easier to maintain police-state with Newspeak under Orwellian cover in which people are brought to love their own servitude than just at the point of the hard bayonet as in vanilla military dictatorships. One can witness the platitudinous wordsmithing in the UN docs, in the EU constitution, etc., which underwrite the nihilist world order all of which are layered upon the premises outlined above. All are connivings to take away real individual rights in practice under the pretense of giving some abstract universal rights to man, while the superman will always retain all the real rights because he defines what those are. The superman exercises those rights through its control of the state and its legal authority to legislate any abhorrence and call that law. The superman increasingly exudes that power through the supra-national world governing bodies who today implement those laws with the acquiescing of all nations in the name of international law. The superman declares wars whenever he wants, makes peace whenever he wants, imprisons whomsoever he wants, makes heroes and villains of whomsoever he wants and labels all that justice. He weaves a web of deceit and calls it truth. And he gets the common mind to accept his brilliant arithmetic of two plus two make five as he inches the world rapidly towards global police-state with incremental body of oppressive laws in the name of national and world security. While all can see the heinous acts of the superman conducted in the name of security, the common herd, like the three wise monkeys, almost always hears no evil, speaks no evil, and sees no evil.
Despite Orwell's attempt to explain the use of language for oppression with the Newspeak dictionary in his fable Nineteen eighty-four, and Huxley's attempt to explain the same in his fable A Brave New World in which the real knowledge in possession of the elite is carefully segregated from what is taught to the public mind, even intelligent well-read people don't seem to realize that language is the first weapon of conquest and remain caught in its sophisticated multifaceted trappings. Newspeak is the very foundation of the new age religion of Secular Humanism for the New World Order. 
Is courage so cheap, and shame so rare, that we forsake one and gather the other as we build lies upon lies and create apathy upon apathy? If only scholars had instead forsaken their pen and taken up the sword – their crimes could have been [relatively] trivially dealt with. They have completely changed night into day and day into night, just like the controllers in Plato's Myth of the Cave. Each of those 'prisoners of the cave', from time immemorial, feeling the whip on their back and the sword on their neck, must surely have thought the 'Last Days' is at hand, that resistance today is futile, that to save their souls for the morrow when the savior cometh is their only way out! Sounds like it could be a remarkable scene in the remake of 1984! I copyright that Idea! Hollywood/Bollywood if you read this, make sure you send me a check – for I am rather broke as layoffs and industry shutdowns are taking over as America's new paymasters while the gog and magog du jour laugh their way to the bank!!
The following illustrative passages of what's to come and how it might be unveiled to the public mind are excerpted from my report: Financial Terrorism April 2009 – Financial News Analysis in Context. 
Please do share this letter with your own circle of friends if you find any merit in it. If it only wins me scorn from the 'uber pious', the 'uber intellectuals', and hemlock be the only wages of my sins, that hemlock is more tasteful to me as my prize than all the riches and ego inflation the native-informants accumulate as their prize.
April 23, 2009
[A] Aldous Huxley's 1962 talk given to the students at the University of California, Berkeley on the Ultimate in Malevolent Revolution, titled: The Ultimate Revolution, http://archive.org/download/AldousHuxley-TheUltimateRevolution/AldousHuxley-TheUltimateRevolution_64kb.m3u
[2a] An nquiry into the concept of Imam Mahdi as understood from the verses of the Holy Qur'an is in Zahir Ebrahim, What does the Holy Qur'an say about The Mahdi - The Awaited Savior of Mankind? http://faith-humanbeingsfirst.blogspot.com/2015/12/the-mahdi-letter-to-young-muslim-scholar.html
 The concept of “taqlid” as understood from the verses of the Holy Qur'an is in Zahir Ebrahim, What does the Holy Qur'an say about Taqlid - Blind Following the Non-Infallible? http://islam-humanbeingsfirst.blogspot.com/2013/08/what-does-quran-say-about-taqlid.html
The concept of “imam” (any leader) vs “Imam” (Leader which the scripture asserts is only appointed by God) as understood from the verses of the Holy Qur'an is explained in Zahir Ebrahim, Islam: Why is the Holy Qur'an so easy to hijack? Part-III, http://faith-humanbeingsfirst.blogspot.com/2011/08/islam-why-is-quran-easy-to-hijack-pt3.html
 The concept of “valih-e-faqih” is expounded in Ayatollah (imam) Khomeini's series of sermons given in Najaf during his exile years and compiled in his book after the Revolution: “Islam and Revolution” (translated in English by Hamid Algar, 1981), https://web.archive.org/web/20130616014122/http://humanbeingsfirst.files.wordpress.com/2013/02/cacheof-islam-and-revolution-writings-and-declarations-of-imam-khomeini-translated-by-hamid-algar-1981-mizan-press.pdf
The concept of Divine Rule by Valih-e-Faqih as understood from the verses of the Holy Qur'an is examined in Zahir Ebrahim, What does the Holy Qur'an say about Vilayat-i Faqih? http://islam-humanbeingsfirst.blogspot.com/2015/03/what-does-quran-say-about-vilayat-faqih.html
 The use of language for colonization is best illustrated by Lord Macaulay's Minute on Indian Education presented to the British Parliament in 1835 ( http://columbia.edu/itc/mealac/pritchett/00generallinks/macaulay/txt_minute_education_1835.html ) cached at http://pakistan-humanbeingsfirst.blogspot.com/p/macaulay-minute-on-indian-education-2nd.html
Justifying the bequeathing of English language to the natives of British India and removing their own civilization's indigenous languages from the lingua franca of success in empire's favorite colony, Lord Macaulay laid out the premise for the subsequent Indian Education Policy whose impact still resonates in the British-partitioned India and Pakistan. Arguably, not as much in Bangladesh which purposefully reverted to her singular native language Bengali quite successfully nation-wide, perhaps due to her more uniform linguistic composition, and thus was able to reconnect to her intellectual and cultural history in her own native language. A feat which neither India nor Pakistan have been able to accomplish nationally. Occidentosis, the plague from the West continues to be most profoundly held as the choicest passport to modernity in most former colonies of the British empire – largely due to their education policy of grooming the “brown sahib” who have remained the elite in the post-colonial era, https://web.archive.org/web/20130603042500/http://humanbeingsfirst.files.wordpress.com/2010/01/cacheof-occidentosis-a-plague-from-the-west-by-jalal-ali-ahmad-translated-by-rcampbell-introduction-by-hamidalgar.pdf .
[a] An example of cunning wordsmithing in superman scholarship is the Balfour Declaration which gave real political rights to the Jews while giving some abstract civil and religious rights to the Palestinians. The actual result is quite visible today. The underlying legalism which led to it is visible in the deconstruction of its diabolical wordsmithing in: The Illusion of Power and the Calculus of Palestinian Dispossession, http://print-humanbeingsfirst.blogspot.com/2011/07/response-to-alan-hart-by-zahir-ebrahim.html
[b] The clever wordsmithing of the EU Constitution which has cunningly caveated the loftily worded public Rights to limit them in practice by law, or by executive order, under the rubric of national security and expediency, much like the United States Constitution and its Bill of Rights have been trumped by the Patriot Acts for instance, is examined in an analysis that I once found on the web but don't have a citation for it at this time. Virtually every public Right in the EU Constitution has the caveat that it can be “lawfully” restricted! When the king makes the laws, whatever the king decides is the law. The same with the Parliament which often enact and implement laws handed them by forces unseen by the public mind. The National Security State and those controlling it are one such unseen force.
[c] The clever wordsmithing of the American Constitution which has cunningly subverted it in actual practice is examined in Cracks in the Constitution by Ferdinand Lundberg, http://amazon.com/Cracks-Constitution-Ferdinand-Lundberg/dp/0818402792
[d] The reality of “Democracy” as it actually played out while being layered upon that brilliantly worded US Constitution was also briefly analyzed by Carroll Quigley in THE MYTHOLOGY OF AMERICAN DEMOCRACY, a presentation to the Industrial College of the Armed Forces on August 17, 1972, http://www.carrollquigley.net/lectures.htm
[e] See more reality of “Democracy” in Unequal Protection: The Rise of Corporate Domination and the Theft of Human Rights By Thom Hartmann, Rodale Inc., 2002.
[f] See more reality of “Democracy” in The United States Isn't a Country — It's a Corporation! By Lisa Guliani, February 2004, at http://wariscrime.com/new/the-usa-isnt-a-country-its-a-corporation/ published Jan 15, 2009. Project Humanbeingsfirst's comment for this article extending it with additional material is archived at: https://sites.google.com/site/humanbeingsfirst/download-pdf/cacheof-wariscrime-the-usa-isnt-a-country-its-a-corporation-jan152009.pdf
[g] Even the United Kingdom is not a country. It is also a Corporation, controlled by another supra-national private Corporation, the real financial capital of the world, the City of London, or just “the City” for short. It is what H. G. Wells was referring to in his rallying call: “And if we, the virtuous democracies, are not fighting for these common human rights, then what in the name of the nobility and gentry, the Crown and the Established Church, the City, The Times and the Army and Navy Club, are we common British peoples fighting for?”
[h] See the meticulous research unveiled by John Harris of the UK also being a Corporation, in the Lawful Rebellion Conference, January 24, 2009, titled: It's an illusion, http://bbc5.tv/eyeplayer/articles/john-harris-its-illusion .
These examples in [a] to [h] empirically illustrate the vast distance between pious language on lofty parchments and the actual reality of their diabolical subversion by the ruling oligarchy. The pious verbiage mainly serve the interest of perception management of the public mind so that the history's actors can carry on accomplishing their Übermensch agendas without interference, often willingly acquiring the public's consent under the right set of “doctrinal motivation, intellectual commitment, and patriotic gratification” fed them by experts. This is Orwellian Newspeak at its best. This technique of mind manipulation and behavior control has advanced far beyond Lord Macaulay's imperial plan of separating a people from their civilizational heritage with the imposition of an alien culture and foreign language so that the process of colonization of the conquered people is not impeded. Newspeak is now so ubiquitous that we are unconscious of its presence like the air we breathe, but it cradles our thoughts, feelings, actions as well as inactions.
 See The Final Waging Global War By Way of Deception Report, DIGEST Financial and State Terrorism, November 2008 to May 2009, http://print-humanbeingsfirst.blogspot.com/2009/05/digst-fin-and-state-terrorism-may2009.html
Digest PDF: https://sites.google.com/site/humanbeingsfirst/download-pdf/digest-financial-and-state-terrorism-may2009i.pdf
Source URL: http://faith-humanbeingsfirst.blogspot.com/2014/03/waiting-for-allah-by-zahir-ebrahim.html
On Islam URL: http://islam-humanbeingsfirst.blogspot.com/2015/03/waiting-for-allah-by-zahir-ebrahim.html
Print URL: http://print-humanbeingsfirst.blogspot.com/2009/04/god-is-running-theworld-let-him-run-it.html
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First written April 2009 | Revised Monday, March 9, 2015 to incorporate the previously unpublished longer version written April 23, 2009 9195 | References updated March 23, 2015 9025
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