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A couple of other examples of Islam shaping the lives of Muslims

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Submitted by Mahendra Mathur (Trinidad And Tobago), Mar 9, 2014 at 21:40

1. The Koran says that those who do not accept Islam would go to hell. This makes Muslims intolerant of other religions. They wiped out Zorastrians from Persia, decimated - and continue to do so - Christians and Jews in Middle East and have been killing Hindus for a thousand years in soth Asia. Thus they deprive their countries of valuable manpower that would otherwise work for enrichment of their countries.

2. The Islamic governments institute islamic principles in governing thus shortening working hours allowing for frequent prayers, reducong business opportunities by banning production of alcoholic drinks, destroying/neglecting tourist sites like Buddha statues in Afghanistan and mahenjodaro remains in Pakistan and denying top posts to non-Muslims thus antagonising all otheers...

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