Originally Posted by outback
I know the term "religious scripture" turns people's stomachs at this point, but you really owe it to yourself to take a look at this material personally, and see what is going on. Read it like it is a bestseller and not a religious thing. I know Quran's consistency goes back a long time and there is only a single version (whereas the bible has quite a few).
I'm not sure why you would assume I have not read at least some scripture, or wouldn't want to. I have, and I appreciate what it has to say. I'm only asking by what criteria people are calling something a "universal truth" as opposed to something you personally perceive as true.