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Submitted by Pat (United States), Mar 21, 2006 at 17:01

During the ottoman empire non muslim people were allowed to practice their religion and faith

1. Jetto, read YOUR history. The Ottoman empire broke up a century agol. It no longer exists.

2. Non-Muslims were dhimmis. They didn't have equal standing with Muslims. In some societies that is still the case, but are there exceptions? The question was not when in the past non-Muslims were tolerated by Muslims. A lot of things happened in the past, but they don't today.

3. What about TODAY? TODAY an Afghan man faces the death penalty simply for turning away from Islam. What about TODAY? Please tell me where in the world TODAY a non-Muslim is welcomed and has equal standing in a Muslim country. It's not a difficult question. If you have to go back one hundred years for an answer, that should tell you something about the state of Islam TODAY.

Aah, why bother? ... I guess the truth hurts.
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