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Secularism Vs Democracy

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Submitted by Syed Kasim (Canada), Jun 6, 2008 at 10:21

Secularism Vs Democracy

Secular extremists are confusing democracy(ruling by the people for the people and to the wish of the people) with secularism(separation of church and state). When a part of a community go extreme by imposing its thinking into others, their days are counted. Secular extremism(irreligiosity to the extreme) can only be implemented by strict dictatorship. The same strict dictatorship is done thru the Justice Court and Military in Turkey.

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