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Reader comment on item: A Million Moderate Muslims on the March
in response to reader comment: They DO Exist!

Submitted by Zisan Sumer (Turkey), Jun 14, 2008 at 06:14

And sincerety,
Dear Sirs;

There is no such thing as "moderate muslims" nor can be in the future. Because that would be misunderstanding the terms. There is only one guideline: one must respect other people' choice of worship and faith.
Would that be possible for any religions. I should think "no". Not possible . Because we are dealing with deep convictions , and a form of choice that is done at the time of birth. People have no such thing as objectivity.

But there can be understanding of such: People of different religious conviction must tolerate each other.Should not discriminate based on religion. And this is the area of civil law. This is the area of constitution. Law must tell people their limits .Not religions. Laws must give the right choice of attitudes to people. Not religions. A law of country .

A law that says that this is a secular land and no religious choice will be above the law of this land. Law of this land says tolerate and respect and love each other no matter what class , religion , etnic group or race you are, And that is SECULARITY. This is what I would want for my land and other lands as well


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