|Buddha's sucessor - the 'Perfect Man'|
by Daniel Greenfield
"Islam famously claims to be the “true” successor to Judaism and Christianity. Mohammed proved that he was the true prophet by killing a whole bunch of Christians and Jews. Since then his followers have been making the same theological argument for over a thousand years.
What Islam really did was take the prophets of other religions, assemble them in a list and stick Mohammed at the end.
Now it’s trying to stick Buddha in there somewhere and claim that Buddha, like all the Moses and David and a whole bunch of other Jews they would kill if they were around today, was a Muslim.
The famous Muslim missionary Tareq Al-Suwaidan, a leader of the Muslim Brotherhood in Kuwait is calling on Muslims to believe in Buddha as a messenger of Allah.
Al-Suwaidan was formerly the General Manager of Al-Resalah Satellite TV, the brainchild of Saudi businessman Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal. In August 2013, Prince Talal fired Suwaidan for his role as the leader of the Muslim Brotherhood in Kuwait. Prince Talal wrote on his Twitter account that he sacked Tarek Al-Suwaidan “for admitting he belongs to the Brotherhood movement.”
Islam does this sort of thing routinely. The Satanic Verses in the Koran happened when Mohammed tried to claim some existing pagan dieties before backing off and claiming that the devil made him do it. (Literally.)
Of course the Muslim idea of Dawah by hijacking other people’s religious figures has some problems. Muslims believe that Jesus will come back and kill Christians. If Buddha is a Muslim, then he’ll also be expected to come back and kill Buddhists because Islam is to religion as arson is to construction. Its only big idea is smashing other people’s things.
Will this go anywhere? You would think it wouldn’t, but plenty of Jews and Christians insist that Muslims believe in the same god we do. If some Jews and Christians can be fooled, some Buddhists can probably be fooled."
See also Islam Will Destroy Buddhism