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No obligation for non-Muslims to accept this theory

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Submitted by Prashant, Apr 17, 2017 at 06:26

Dear Dr Pipes,

There is absolutely no reason that non-Muslims should subscribe to the theory that any land ruled by a Muslim once becomes Islamic for perpetuity. I think it is about time that the world demands that there be secular democracy and separation of church and state in the Islamic theocracies that we see around us. If an unfortunate Syrian Muslim has to leave his homeland and settle in a democratic country and enjoy democratic rights, it is only fair that an German Christian should be able to go and settle in Iran and Syria and enjoy the same democratic rights.

So, dear Muslims, if you believe that non-Muslim countries offer democratic rights to Muslims, it behooves upon you that you change those parts of Islam that make secular-democracy difficult in Islamic lands. Or you are a hypocrite. It is as simple as that and there should be no compromise on it.

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