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"it is good to have standards." is that true in the light of islamism ?

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Submitted by myth (Germany), Jan 27, 2010 at 14:26

Grand Infidel, is it "good to have standards"? In the light of islamism I am very sceptical of standards. One religion islam, one book the qran, one language valid arabic, one law sharia, one community the sunna. I very much see islam as some kind of infrastructure with the practicality you are thinking of. Actually arabic and turkish are standard languages in western europe if you want to go to just any place and find somebody to talk to. One of the western assets is diversity. I am not talking about the multicultural repulsive forces between immigrants and the hosting western countries. I am talking about the different setups of democratic ideas in the west, the variety of languages and western cultures in europe + north america + australia. That said, it is a strength of this site that many people translate articles.

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