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Concerned European/Statistically impossible

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Submitted by P.O.D. (Kuwait), Dec 12, 2005 at 00:56

Concerned European:

"'The West one day can stand before a very inconvenient choice - either try to reject the principles of the Abrahamic religiosity altogether, or maintaining these principles and remain helpless againt the radical islam."

I can appreciate your concerns, however, I do not foresee "rejecting principles" as the solution. Also, though no "factual" stats can be quoted, since the silence of those who leave Islam is not verifiable, I can say from personal experience, your concerns simply cannot happen.

1. White converts constitute a small percentage of converts.

2. Most white converts are female, and married to born Muslims.

3. Add to this the divorce rate, where most I know convert back to their original faith, those who practice in name only, AND those who declare they are Muslim for the sake of keeping custody of their children, inheritance rights, or to maintain the status quo in Middle Eastern countries, what does this leave?

Oh, and the one statistic I've yet to see done is: Check the educational levels of these white converts. Need I say more?
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