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Who decides what was and is legal?
Apartheid was 'legal' Slavery & bonded labour was 'legal' Colonialism was 'legal' Segregation & Discrimination was 'legal' Preemptive war on innocent people is 'legal' Legality is the construct of the powerful
The 6th Mughal emperor of India, Aurangzeb was a brave but cruel man. While he was an excellent military leader, he was a weak administrator with poor understanding of economics. As a result he landed up being dependent on corrupt, fanatical people who only hungered for power and wealth.
Aurangzeb's lust for power was insatiable. In this quest he spared no one, imprisoning his own father, and slaughtering his brothers and nephews. He inherited an expanding empire which permitted him to rule the largest area of the Mughal empire's history, before he led it into decline.
He felt that his actions had probably made him repugnant to the people and his legitimacy to rule would always be questioned. So he adopted a frugal life style and tried to be a good Muslim to appease the powerful clerics, soldiers, noblemen and the muslim public, which would allow him to rule effectively.
Like many other misguided men he came to believed that Islam meant only violent, subjugation and persecution.…