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A partial ban should be enough

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in response to reader comment: Robert A; you will destroy Islam that way

Submitted by Henrik R Clausen (Denmark), Sep 1, 2007 at 17:37

If we ban only the controversial (that is, unconstitutional and/or criminal) parts of Islam (Quran & Hadith), there is still a chance that a moderate form of Islam could step forth. Having read the original Islamic scriptures almost in extenso, I must say I doubt it, though. The example of Muhammad himself is so intolerant and violent, to put it mildly, that little would be left after a ban.

In any case it's better and more to the point to ban stuff because it's criminal than because it's Islam. Reconciling the leftovers in a viable way is something we can leave as an exercise for the readers - eh, muftis. Not our problem.

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