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The greatest proplem for Muslims

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in response to reader comment: nice to hear a sane voice..

Submitted by Seamus Dafydd Dives MacNemi (United States), Oct 2, 2009 at 17:36

The greatest problem for the majority of Muslims is that their society is still essentially tribal and ancient tibal customs trump any civilizing effort. Honor killing, for instance, is a purely cultural custom having nothing to do with religion. In some places Christians carry out honor killings just like those reported about Muslims. I have seen it among back country Greeks and there are still incidents of same in some parts of former Yugoslavia. Until a people evolves beyond mere tribalism such attitudes are likely to continue.


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