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Respect for Islam

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Submitted by Linda Haslam (United States), Jan 24, 2008 at 11:29

Should Islam be repected as a religion? Is Islam a religion? My personal answer to both questions is "No." Why? I believe that Islam as a whole is more political than it is religious. I feel that a religion should speak to the spiritual needs of man rather than the political demands of tyrants and their Gods.

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