[ExI] 41% of people are insane
colin.dodson at gmail.com
Fri Jun 25 21:07:02 UTC 2010
There is a big difference between Islamic and Islamist. That is to say, if
anything an Islamic government simply means that the majority in power
happen to be Muslim. Islamist governments actively write law based in Islam.
On Fri, Jun 25, 2010 at 2:55 AM, Ben Zaiboc <bbenzai at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Mirco Romanato <painlord2k at libero.it> wrote:
> > It is so true.
> > This is because I always have problem writing and talking
> > about Islam. I
> > checked the texts (at least the translations in English)
> > and found that
> > "extremist"'s actions are not so out of the mainstream of
> > Islam.
> Good point. I'm sure the UN is aware of the concepts of Taqqiya and
> Kitman, and I wonder how they take this into consideration when dealing with
> the likes of Iran.
> Surely any Islamic state must realise that normal diplomatic procedures
> have to be modified to take into account that everyone knows that the very
> book they take their whole ethical and legal system from tells them to lie
> to non-muslims when it's advantageous?
> Ben Zaiboc
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