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what I mean by political islam

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Submitted by myth (Germany), Jun 10, 2010 at 04:55

Hello Warfa, you make an interesting statement "Political Islam is not in the Muslim dictionary...Islam is, as it was, a religion of politics, (...)".

What I mean by "political Islam" is that other people speak for you on the basis that you are a muslim and they are muslims. Do you want other people to speak for you, represent you and you have never been even asked ? Do you want to be regarded and treated by someone like me who is thousands of kilometers away as a muslim before even knowing who you are ? Do you want that my idea of what a muslim is comes from people you do not even know ?

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