THE RECENT MASS MURDERS IN PARIS and San Bernardino were committed by people who believed that Muhammad revealed the will of God to the world, that he was the “last and final” prophet before the day of doom when all of mankind will be brought before God for judgment.
To people like Syed Rizwan Farook and his wife Tashfeen Malik, the San Bernardino killers, heaven will be the reward for those who were guided by the light Muhammad revealed. Hell will be the punishment for those who rejected the light. The “light” Muhammad brought included the murder of people who rejected him and his religion, so following his light, Farook and his wife turned into mass killers.
The idea behind the shooting is the need to spread terror so that people will ultimately submit to Islam, to Muhammad’s “light.” Read more »