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Reponse to Nick: Reforming Islam.

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Submitted by Jan Vink (Netherlands), Sep 14, 2005 at 09:57

" I'm an atheist ,but this sort of thing is shocking. Islamo-fascism needs to reform, the fascism needs to be expunged, the raw hate dripping in so much Muslim discourse, the stunning arrogance of Muslims....the medieval mindset."

Islam cannot be reformed, for the Koran is the direct word of Allah. There can be no New Testament for the Koran, since the Koran is the absolute, eternal truth. We all believe that Islam can be engineered into something benign and spiritual: it cannot. We can only hope that the majority of Muslims become more secularised and lose their fanaticism. Hope for the best, prepare for the worst.
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