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Islam, polygamy,sharia law

Reader comment on item: Westerners Welcome Harems
in response to reader comment: Sharia does not REQUIRE polygamy, and we should not tolerate it.

Submitted by Laurie (United States), Nov 28, 2008 at 06:30

It appears that many, if not most, people fail to see the bigger picture and are zooming in on individual issues. Those Islamic fundamentalists who have a New/Old world vision of someday ruling the world have not kept it a secret that they believe they can gain world power. While some people are focused on polygamy being reintroduced, and others sharia law, and others concerned with burques acceptable garb in western cities....step back and see the picture as a whole. Incrementally, in a myriad of ways, we, "western" thinkers are allowing them....through our great pride in diversity, tolerance and friendhip...to make inroads into our way of life ... "their" ways are becoming more acceptrable - in many countries, and more powerful politically. Our beloeved laws of freedom and personal rights protect them on many levels.

The BIG picture should concern ALL people interested in maintaing a modern, 2008 world. We should be looking at all the different issues as merely threads of ONE issue. Sadly, to date, we are not!


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