Understanding Muhammad
... rendering them, in the same way, self-absorbed, irrational, and dangerous.

          It is through understanding the psychology of Muhammad, the ruthlessness and situational ethics so essential to his character, that we begin to understand why Muslims are so intolerant, so violent, so paranoid, and see themselves as victims, when they are the aggressors and the victimizers!


What is Narcissism?

          The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) describes narcissism as a personality disorder that "revolve around a pattern of grandiosity, need for admiration, and sense of entitlement. Often individuals feel overly important and will exaggerate achievements and will accept, and often demand, praise and admiration despite worthy achievements."[90]

          The third and fourth editions of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) of 1980 and 1994 and the European ICD-10[91] describe NPD in similar language:
An all-pervaise pattern of grandiosity (in fantasy or behaviour), need for admiration or adulation and lack of empathy, usually beginning by early adulthood and present in various contexts. Five (or more) of the following criteria must be met:
Feels grandiouse and self-important (e.g. exaggerates achievements and talents to the point of lying, demands to be recognized as superior without commensurtate achievements)
Is obsesed with fantasies of unlimited success, fame, fearsome power or omnipotence, unequalled brilliance (the cerebal narcissist), bodily beauty or sexual performance (the somatic narcissist), or ideal, everlasting, all-conquering love or passion.


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Muhammad's Personality Profile
Feels entitled. Expects unreasonable or special and favorable priority treatment. Demands automatic and full ...
Is devoid of empathy. Is unable or unwilling to identify with or acknowledgement the feelings and needs of others
Is arrogant, has haughty behaviours or attitudes coupled with rage when frustrated, contradicted, or confronted[92]
          All these traits were confirmed in Muhammad. Apart from thinking he was the anointed messenger of God and the Seal of the Prophets (Q.33:40), Muhammad regarded himself as Khayru-l-Khalq (the Best of Creation), and "excellent example" (Q.33:21, [usc] Q.33:21), and expicitly or impicitly hinted to be "exalted above other prophets in degrees" (Q.2:253, [usc] Q.2:253). He claimed to be "the prefered one" (Q.17:55), to have been sent as a "Mercy to the worlds" (Q.21:107, [usc] Q.21:107), to have been risen "to a praised estate" (Q.17:79, [usc] Q.17:79) — a station which he said none but he would receive — and this is the Station of Intercession at the right hand of the Almighty next to his Glorious Throne. In other words, he would be the person who would advise God as to who should be sent to Hell and who should be admitted to Heaven. These are just some of Muhammad's megalomaniac claims about his own lofty station that are reported in the Qur'an.

          The following two verses express vividly Muhammad's sense of self importance and grandiosity.
Truly, Allâh and His angels send praise and blessings [forever] upon the Prophet. O you believe! Praise and bless the Prophet with laud and blessing. (Q.33:56)

In order that you (O men) may believe in Allâh and His Messenger, that you may assist and honor Him, and celebrate His praise morning and evening. (Q.48:9)
92 The language in criteria above is based on or summarized from:
American Psychiatric Association. (1994). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders, fourth edition (DSM IV). Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Association.
Sam Vaknin. (1999). Malignant Self Love - Narcissism Revistited, first edition. Prague and Skopje: Narcissus Publication. ("Malignant Self Love - Narcissism Revisited")

Quran of the Government Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Endowments, Da‘wah and Guidance
(Dar al-Islam [al-Salaam] The House of Peace!)


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Understanding Muhammad
          He was so impressed with himself, that he put the following words in the mouth of his sock puppet deity:
"And you (stand) on an exhalted standard of character" (Q.68:4) and are "a lamp with spreading light." (Q.33:46, [usc] Q.33:46)
Ibn Sa'd reports Muhammad saying:
Among all the people of the world God chose the Arabs. From among the Arabs the chose the Kinana. From the Kinana he chose the Quraish (the tribe of Muhammad). From the Quraish he chose Bani Hashim (his clan). And from Bani Hashim he chose me.93
          The following are some of the claims Muhammad made about himself in the hadith.
  • The very first thing that Allâh Almighty ever created was my soul.
  • First of all things, the Lord created my mind.
  • I am from Allâh, and the believers are from me.94
  • Just as Allâh created me noble, he also gave me noble character.
  • Were it not for you, [O Muhammad] I would not have created te universe.95
Compare that to the words of Jesus, who when someone called him "good master," objected and said, "Why do you call me good? No one is good — except God alone."[96] Only a pathological narcissist can be so cut off from reality as to claim the universe was created because of him.

          A narcissist may seem to be self-confident and ...

68 Al-Qalam Verse 4
33 Al-Ahazab Verse 46

93 Tabaqat V. 1, p. 2
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95 Tabaqat V. 1, p. 364
96 Mark 10:18
97 Sam Vaknin and Lidija Rangelovska, Malignant Self Love — Narcissism Revisited, Narcissus Publications, Czech Republic (January 4, 2007)


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