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Submitted by Kaan (Germany), Aug 10, 2010 at 03:25

Good morning to Down Under,

well, I am not going to hope for any EU bodyguards, still too risky :-)

You are right, I am not going to do it, too time-consuming and my beliefs are not as strong as to read the whole koran.

Luckily there are guys interested in doing such a work. I know a researcher, who did a similiar work reading the whole koran in order to look for rules of government, different task, still quite interesting. As many islamic countries are trying to impose or have already imposed the sharia law, this guy was interested to understand, how these "laws" look like and if you are able to rule a country based on these "laws". He revealed, that it is not possible to rule a whole society, as these "laws" are just basic rules and not determined for such a purpose. So, do not mix up religion and laws. Luckily many Western societies have understood this, even though they had painful centuries to overcome.

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