On creation out of time and space

You said, “A wise one created us “;

That may be true, we would agree.

“Outside of time and space,” you postulated.

Then why not say at once that you

Propound a mystery immense

Which tells us of our lack of sense?

Al Ma’arri

Al Ma’arri along with Al Rawandi (?) Are among some of the greatest Arab skeptics and poets who scandalized the Arabs through their open disdain for religion, and superstition, and especially for Islam.

One wishes they had carried the day.

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