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Re: Theos-World Tragic news of another plane crash in New York

Nov 12, 2001 07:46 AM
by Drpsionic

>From today's Ask the Mullah column.

Dear Mullah:

If you are a passenger on an airplane and it is going to crash, even if you 
have nothing to do with it, will shouting Allah Akbar as it goes down qualify 
as martyrdom to get you into Paradise?

Mustafa the confused.

Dear Mustafa:

This is a question which has puzzeled Islamic scholars ever since the Wright 
brothers flew their plane back to Constantinople (which you can't fly back to 
because it's Istanbul but we will not be discussing that at this present 
time). There is no consensus, the Shiites say no, but certain sects of the 
Sunni say yes. 
As in all things, it is the will of Allah (peace be upon him) whether one 
gets into Paradise or not, but as the mother of my cursed imperialist Zionist 
rabbi neighbor says when she brings chicken soup to Mrs. Mullah, "It can't 

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