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Reader comment on item: Resisting Islamic Law

Submitted by DANIEL REDMOND (United States), Feb 23, 2008 at 18:31

How ironic that the most singularly uncreative, primitive and barbaric people on Earth harbor such hostility toward the most noble of all animals, the dog. Left to their own devices Muslims would be hard-pressed to have invented something as simple as a can opener. They engage in the most barbaric civil code imaginable, wherein the punishment for even relatively minor crimes such as protitution is 'death by stoning.'

Decades after the flood of wealth began crossing into their borders, Islamic societies in oil rich nations remain one-product economies with no diversity of their economic base, content to just sit and collect royalties on their oil assets from the West. And these are the same people who would discriminate against animals who have saved families from burning buildings, helped police in dozens of countries to fight crime, put their lives on the line along with our troops overseas, and uplifted the spirits of millions of people through their companionship. To me the dog is far more noble than these culturally backward canine critics.


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