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Submitted by N.J. (United States), Oct 20, 2009 at 01:16

but if fact, the continual arguments about Islam on this site are the usual conservative ones based more on what they exclude rather than what they include. For the region of the world they live in Pakistan's Muslims are relatively non violent, and rather tolerant. A very large portion of Pakistans Muslims practice a Sufi form of Islam, and their festivities resemble gatherings like Woodstock more than anything else. This is a rather good explanation as to why this "wicked" Islamic nation has already elected a woman to it's highest office twice, and the United States has yet to do so. In many areas Pakistan has a bit more toleration than the U.S. For example gays who have lived in both Pakistan and the U.S. will invariably state that being openly gay in Pakistan is easier than in the U.S. It would

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