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Sharia is an excuse for theft

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Submitted by Edwin (Canada), Jun 18, 2010 at 09:27

One of the big problems with superstition based laws like sharia, is that it is "interpreted" by "experts" and so can be used to make any kind of unreasonable demand on people. I am pretty sure that nowhere in the Qu'ran does it say "though shalt not have golden teeth". Islam is a system of superstition. It is not a reality based belief system, and sharia is nothing but interpretation of superstition, so it can never be the basis of "law". People who call for, or use sharia, are basically dishonest people who are looking for an excuse to further their own personal ends. These terrorists are just using the interpreted uncertainty of Islam to enrich themselves and gain personal power through other people fear.

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