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muslims just can't handle free speech

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Submitted by Geert (Belgium), Feb 2, 2006 at 07:28

Saying that muslims respect other religions is just a plain lie.

The Islam is an invasive religion. It believes it is the only correct religion and will try everything to suppress other religions. Examples of this attitude can be seen everywhere in the world; in Asia, in Europe, in Africa...

Sure, Catholicism did this too..... hundreds of years ago. They grew up, and fitted themselves within the rules of conduct of modern societies. The Islam, on the other hand, is desperately trying to impose 1000 year old rules and regulations in a 21st century society.

Western cartoonists are laughing with politicians, with their own religion and other religions. They often cleverly point to little and big things going wrong in our and other societies. This is something we call free speech, and modern societies accept - even applaud - this as one of the basic pilars of our democracy.

Of course, in Muslim countries, most (if not all) of them dictatorships, this is seen with much anger, as the last thing this backward religion wants is a grown-up, modern and democratic society.
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