It’s OK to Lie if You’re a Muslim

Islam allows lying for the right reason in the world of taqiyya. Believing individuals can deny “the faith or commit otherwise illegal or blasphemous acts while they are at risk of significant persecution.” In other words, if you’re a Muslim it’s OK to lie. It’s called “taqiyya,” and it’s nothing new. Yasser Arafat mouthed peaceful platitudes about America and Israel to an English-speaking audience while simultaneously swearing death and destruction to both on Al Jazeera, in Arabic. “The Read more […]