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Islamic rule in US? Not a chance!

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Submitted by Steve (United States), Oct 4, 2002 at 20:08

Considering the religion's derivative nature, I find it interesting that Islam would represent itself as superior to Christianity and Judaism to the point where Islamists want eveyone to convert to their particular brand of 'sky-god' worship. We've seen it all before where believers of one religion says it's got all the answers and is the only way to go and are willing to kill others to prove their point. We've gone down THAT path a few times already in the past 2000 years and it wasn't very pretty, now was it? ... Imagine that! I find it rather revolting that Islam is being promulgated - with a nasty violence just hidden beneath the surface - on those of us with a saner (or different) view of reality. The LAST thing the modern world needs is a return to theocratic rule. Perhaps the Islamists would prefer to perfect one of their own societies first and use that as a shining example of what Islam can offer the rest of the world. Sadly (for the Islamists), such an example does not exist. In fact, the contrary can be said; .. By contrast, the United States (for all our faults) is indeed a beacon of hope for all those who long to be free...
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