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What's needed is another Napoleon Conference for Islamic - Sharia Law

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Submitted by David J Jonah (United States), Aug 7, 2009 at 06:16

Napoleon brought freedom to the Jews of Europe, but with a price. In 1807, a 80 Jewish delegates of which 46 wre Rabbis gathered as a revived Sanhedrin to answere 12 questions posed by the Emporer. In essence the responses gave the civil laws of the land priority,with Jewish laws applicable only in religious matters applicable to Jews, only. As a result, Jews were granted full citizenship in France and all the states the French armies conquered.

Islamic history used the sword to conquer, imposing Islamic law. This behavior supports Daniel Pipe's assertion that Sharia Law has an imperialistic element. It is this desire to impose it's rules on everyone, every nation, to make the world one Islamic ruled place, that is the conflict that fules the middle eastern wars.

Perhaps if the followers of Islam were faced with having to live apart in ghettos or freedom as full citizens - the choice before the Jews in 1807 - they would choose citizenship rather than Sharia Law. Perhaps what is needed is another Napoleanic conference requiring the Islamic leadership to answer the same 12 questions before full citizenship is granted to adherents of Sharia Law.

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