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Submitted by PBUH (Canada), Aug 17, 2007 at 04:58

By all means let us all participate..... WITH REALITY....THE TRUTH....HERE AND NOW .....

PRAY TELL Ahmadzafire, what exactly is your stand on 'Islamic States', do you beleive they are a viable form of governance? If so do tell where on g-d's green earth is islam ,as a state, a beacon of progress ?

The gist of my argument, remains, that islam as the 'state ideology' is a dismal failure, religion has no role in the political,social,cultural, and judicial sphere, defining the essence of a 21st century state, where it leaves all others outside looking in. Hence the failed state syndrom mired with corrupted and un-islamic manifestations you complained about. Islam struggles as a private spirituality and separating itself from affairs of the state, even in secular western society. Putting dogma aside,wouldn't a private devotion be a more acceptable way to practice spirituality giving succor to modern,secular,pluralist societies where all creeds are allowed to particpate freely?

It's not about being RIGHT or WRONG, where one form of spirituality is superior and governs over everyone else, it's about practicing any faith with confidence and in a private dignified manner, and allowing oneself to celebrate all manifestations of goodwill, simple isn't it?

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