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Ne Mutlu Türkum Diyene ! (Mustafa Kemal)

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Submitted by Anne-Marie Delcambre (France), Nov 2, 2009 at 03:35

The Turkish SECULAR republic since its creation (in 1923), founded by Mustafa Kemal Atatürk in the wreckage of the Ottoman Empire, where is this secular republic ? In Turkey ?

Atatürk imposed the latin alphabet, the Gregorian Calendar, hats instead of fezzes, monogamy, Sunday as the day of rest, the legal right to drink alcohol and Turkish as a liturgical language.

Mustafa Kemal unutuldu . "Unutuldu(m) biliyorum" !
Mustafa Kemal has been forgotten . He hated the Koran (Qur'ân)

You write "if you read all Kuran..
We accept Jesus as prophet but no gods son ...
too long to write here ..."

But I know all that. I am a scholar in Arabic language and scholar in Islamic law (sharî'a and fiqh);

But more important is I really believe that Turkey started to follow a different politics BECAUSE ORDERS IN KURAN ! because muslims who support militant islam ...seek to build an Islamic state in Turkey. Counting Islamists in Turkey is not possible. Resisting Islamic law is very difficult because Islam ALSO is an application of Islamic law, the shari'a.

Daniel PIPES explained what he meant by "Islamists" and that's right. These are individuals who seek a TOTALISTIC APPLICATION of Islamic law.

Mustafa Kemal hated The Koran (and "orders in Kuran", of course !)

but Mustafa Kemal "unutuldu(m) biliyorum" ! You have forgotten the father of modern Turkey !


Anne-Marie Delcambre, French orientalist ( Arabic language and Islamic Law) and woman writer

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