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  • Hardcover: 306 pages
  • Publisher: BCH Fulfillment & Distribution (November 1, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1926800052
  • ISBN-13: 978-1926800059
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.7 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (62 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #747,714 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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112 of 133 people found the following review helpful By Ed on June 21, 2008
Format: Paperback
Prophetic Analysis from staringattheview.blogspot.com

Imagine that three individuals were each commissioned to prepare the psychological profile of a self-appointed religious prophet who founded a tightly-knit community in Arizona in the mid-1800's.

The prophet, soon after the death of his wife of 25 years, began having dreams about the six-year-old daughter of his best friend and persuaded the friend that God had told him to marry her. He later used the same God-told-me-so line to convince his adopted son to divorce his attractive wife so he could marry her as well. The community was polygamous, but the prophet was the only man who could have as many women as he wanted.

The community had few financial resources, so the prophet developed the idea of robbing stagecoaches and trains that passed through the area. Slavery was legal within the community, and the people who were not killed on these raids were used and sold as slaves. Male members of the community had full sexual access to the female slaves.

The prophet's ambitions were much larger than the few hundred converts he garnered his first few years. He fully expected all the people of the area to accept his prophethood and join the community. When some refused, he turned viciously against them. Eight hundred men were killed in one day, and the rest were driven to outlying regions. When he realized that his people did not have the agricultural and industrial resources to provide for the needs of the community, he came up with a new strategy. He again attacked the people he had recently driven away, this time allowing them to live in exchange for giving him fifty percent of their produce.
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71 of 84 people found the following review helpful By J. Kingan on June 17, 2008
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Ali Sina is a brave man, and he make some interesting observations about the various mental illnesses and pathologies Muhammed exhibited. Unfortunately he isn't a very good writer and the book is a bit repetitive. Having said that, I do think this is a very important book and should be read by anyone who wants to understand the danger we face from this cult masquerading as a "Religion of Peace".

If people weren't so afraid of Islamic bullies in academia, we would see more analysis of Islam's fairly sordid origins.

It's pretty clear from the Mohammedans who wrote reviews here, they didn't read the book, nor will they, because they aren't allowed to.
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44 of 52 people found the following review helpful By Michael Wilken on July 6, 2008
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Had I not taken the advice of several of the above reviewers, perhaps I would have passed up this rational and unrefuted psychological examination of Mohammad and the true explanation of what (and why) muslims think and act as they do. I've never read anything as compelling with the potential of freeing enslaved minds as well as shaking up Islamic apologists.

I'll never view another news story, read another account of Islamic culture or history without appreciating and applying what I have learned. Muslims will continue to threaten Ali Sina with hell. Nothing in this work dissuades a person from a belief in God but I imagine readers will never again be able to keep a serious face when someone says Mohammad's Allah is God Almighty, creator of the universe. No question Islam is a house of cards and will soon collapse.

Buy the book, buy it new, I imagine his security costs are high. You'll benefit by acquiring one more degree of understanding above these cultists that may in time be used to help them and all of civilization.
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46 of 55 people found the following review helpful By Jarek Novotny on June 26, 2008
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There are many biographies of Muhammad and they all look the same. Even if we compare Muhammad's biography from his first biographer Ibn Ishaq, with, say, the one from Robert Spencer (The Truth About Muhammad: Founder of the World's Most Intolerant Religion), we will not find many differencies. Basically Ishaq views Muhammad's murders, genocides and debaucheries as holy acts of Allah's Apostle worthy of emulation, while Spencer sees them as contemptible, but the content of both books is basically the same.

Ali Sina writes about Muhammad from different and so far largely unexplored point of view. After recapitulation of Muhammad's life written by critical pen of ex-muslim he examines Muhammad from point of view of modern psychology, psychiatry and psychopathology. He discovers Muhammad as a cult leader of the same kind as Adolf Hitler, Josif Stalin or Jim Jones. He is quoting from psychiatric textbooks and descriptions of different cults and compares described psychopathology with Muhammad's behaviour in different situations and shows that his personality fits the profile of mentally disturbed person and cult leader like a hand in a glove.

Classical martial wisdom says: know your enemy. For a practicing muslim Muhammad is a perfect model of conduct worthy od emulation in every aspect. Therefore his personality is the key to understanding of thinking of Muslims and of danger that those who really follow their prophet are posing to us - and also of unstable situation of those muslims who are living with idyllic fantasies of him. Ali Sina's book is unique and propably the best available tool which allows us to get such understanding.
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