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A good case for separate countries and cultures

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Submitted by Edwin (Canada), Jun 20, 2010 at 01:06

Sufi Imdad Ali Soomro you make a very good case for why there should be separate countries, each with their own individual cultures and customs. Islam as you point out is a culture that is clearly incompatible with western cultures and this incompatibility leads to friction. The insistence of the Muslim on measuring the standards of other cultures ab belief systems according to their superstitions, as you have pointed out, is good reason why Islam should be restricted to countries that accept the cultural stultification that it imposes. With the poor grasp on reality that Islam inculcates in its adherents, it is evident that they suffer serious reality problems when faced with the mess that the individualism of western cultures presents. Having different countries with different rules, cultures and view points adds to the greater flavor of human existence, and so the imposition of one culture to replace them all is a very bad idea, and a reason why ultimately ideas like a "One World Government" or "New World Order" are doomed to failure. Even within a single country it is incorrect to apply one set of rules to govern everyone. The needs of the rural are different to the needs of the urban. Bearing this in mind, Islam should remain within the countries that are compatible with its culture, and so should western democracy.

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