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Submitted by William East (United States), Feb 16, 2009 at 22:06

How refreshing to read the plain statement: "Religion and State are not separate in Saudi Arabia. Nor will ever be." This simple statement runs true for all Muslim dominated societies. No separation of church and state can exist in Islam. Ever.

Perfect understanding of this truth needs to be gained by every citizen enjoying religious freedom. As a non-Muslim in a Muslim society you will be beaten, enslaved, imprisoned, tortured, mocked, and coerced. Religion of peace? No way! Muslim tolerance? Not when they are the majority.

Islam claims a path of submission, just not a voluntary submission - otherwise there would be no need for a religious police. Think about having a religious police monitor your life and then exacting punishment when it sees fit. Surely only God has the wisdom mete out justice properly and not by the hand of men. Islam wrongly teaches differently and in my mind that proves it false.

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