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Re Hamas Election or a syllogism

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Submitted by Ianus (Poland), Jan 28, 2006 at 12:54

Ed wrote :

> Second, there are a lot of law abiding muslims in the states, muslims are ordered by the Islam to accept the law of the land they are in.

> Why the muslim world hates america?

What is the logical connection between the two sentences? Aren't the Muslims in America part of the Islamic world? If they are then the following syllogism is valid :

The muslim world hates America.
American Muslims are part of the Muslim world.
Law abiding muslims in the states (...) are ordered by the Islam to accept the law of the land they are in.
Law abiding muslims in the states, who are ordered by the Islam to accept the law of America, hate America.

Jan
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