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True we learned İslam from Arabs and our ancestors had totally different beiefs. We think the same way for more than eighty years

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in response to reader comment: yasemin: You have avoided answering questions raised about the essence of your religion

Submitted by yasemin (Turkey), Mar 15, 2010 at 15:16

Plato,

I would like to know, how many Christian believe that Jesus' father is God. I really do, this is always stg. I wonder.

True, we learned İslam from Arabs.

Our ancestor had totally different traditions. First of all women were very important.

It is true that İslam we learned from Arabs came together with their traditions.

Today most of us got rid of those Arab influences. Our way of belief is now according to our way of understanding İslam, not word by word, since the book Kuran was written much later, and also includes many traditional Arabic way of living and belongs to very many centuries ago. There are also things that oppose each other. Still the essence is better than all the religions. Children cannot be guilty from birth, or we are not the real children of Allah, but all people are His children. Using brain is important, loving and caring others is very important etc.

There are Mouslims who still wants to live like Arabs, because they are the ones who thing bliving according to Allah's wishes needs to be as Arabs way of belief. This is their choice and no one cares, unless they do not try to change us all. And yes, they kill their own doughters for religion purposes, in the southeast of Turkiye. They do not send girls to school. This is what we are trying to end, a real problem for us. And there are many very successful projects of sending girls to school. Only women can overcome this. Cause using religion enables men to dominate women like free servants. This radical men hate all the projects that save women from ignorance.

Radical Islamism is very very worldly, it enables slavery. The so called sacred men enslave the others' labour and all men enslave womens' labour and sexuality.

So, radicalism is either being stupid or being very foxy and mischief.

Being secular also means to live like a human, not the slave of radicals.

And for more than eighty years we are living as humans, and try to overcome some habits of the ones who do not.

That is all, not a word less, not a word more, either you believe or not, facts are facts.

And the rest is bla bla....

I do not say we are perfect, not at all. But if no country interferes we are

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