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A Dialogue between a Scholar and an Alcoholic
  taleemul islam
  March 14, 2019
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Alcoholic: Do you think I am doing wrong by eating a date (fruit)?


Scholar: No.


Alcoholic: And if I ate with it some grass?


Scholar: There is nothing wrong with that.


Alcoholic: And if I were to wash them down with water?


Scholar: Drink and enjoy.


Alcoholic: Since all of that is permissible, then why do you forbid us from alcohol, which consists of the above mentioned ingredients?


Scholar: If I poured water on top of you, would that hurt you?


Alcoholic: No, it would not.


Scholar: And if I were to sprinkle some dirt in that, would that hurt you?


Alcoholic: That would not harm me.


Scholar: But if I were to mix water and dirt together and through a process make a large brick from those two elements, and then were I to throw that large brick at you, would you be hurt?


Alcoholic: That would kill me!


Scholar: The same goes for alcohol.

 

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