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Submitted by Peter (United States), Jul 24, 2007 at 09:02

something seems wrong with this reasoning . . . 'should be' should determine what a person strives for. belief guides choices which in turn form the very nations. the condition in muslim nations is a reflection of the faith of the people of the nation. 'what is' is a reflection of belief.

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