These criminals try to be 'Andaad' (Rivals) of Allah.
I have let the Quran respond to him.
2:168 (Declaring things permissible or forbidden is trying to â€˜rivalâ€™ God.) O Mankind! Partake and enjoy the lawful and decent things of the earth, and do not follow the footsteps of the Satan. Indeed, he is an open enemy to you.
[Satan, the rebellious desires, and satanic people lead people into transgressing. Mubeen = Open = Obvious = Known = Sure 7]
2:169 He teaches you to create inequities in the society, lewdness and stinginess amounting to shame, and that you should say about God what you do not know.
[Fahasha = Lewdness = Stinginess to the point of shame = Indecent acts. The satans in the society set up rules contrary to the Divine revelation. They make their own lists of permissible and forbidden and teach people that accumulation of wealth is perfectly alright. Nay, spend on Godâ€™s servants all that is beyond your needs. 2]
2:170 When it is said to them, "Follow what God has revealed", they say, "Nay! We will follow the ways of our ancestors.â€ "What! Even though their ancestors (and the ancient Imams) were lacking in understanding and were not rightly guided?â€
2:171 The likeness of such blind followers is that (of a herd of sheep) which hear the shepherdâ€™s call, but hear in it nothing more than a sound and a shout. Deaf, dumb, blind, for they do not use their reason.
2:172 O You who have chosen to be graced with belief! Enjoy the clean, decent and aesthetically pleasing things that We have provided for all of you. And render thanks to God if it is Him that you serve. 
2:173 He has forbidden you: dead meat (carrion), blood, swine-flesh, and anything (not just meat) that has been dedicated to other than God (be it a person, an idol or a tomb 5:3). But if one is forced by necessity, neither
intending disobedience, nor exceeding, it will not be a violation that hurts his own â€˜selfâ€™. Indeed, God is Forgiving, Merciful.
9:34 O You who have chosen to be graced with belief! A great many religious leaders, rabbis, priests, monks, Mullahs, yogis, and mystics devour the wealth of people in falsehood, and bar them from the path of God. All those who hoard up gold and silver and do not spend it in the cause of God, to them give tidings (O Prophet) of a painful doom.
[Ahbaar = Clergy of any religion. Ruhbaan = Monks, Yogis and Sufis]
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