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I still say : there is no moderate Islam and no moderate Muslim!!!

Reader comment on item: Once considered anti-Islam, senior scholar says he's now in the middle
in response to reader comment: 100 years ago in Turkey

Submitted by Jaladhi (United States), Aug 31, 2010 at 18:19

>"This was a moderation of the religious practice. One might say it was less Islam, not moderate Islam, and I'd be inclined to agree. However, if one takes a sociological view, one might say the practice was moderated to a significant degree. No?"<

I would say "no"!!! It was not "moderate" Islam. It did not happen world wide, it only happened in Turkey and worldwide Muslims were very unhappy with the abolition of caliphate. And now you are seeing what is happening in Turkey. The present government is trying its best to overthrow whatever "secularism " is left in Turkey. The present prime minister is just waiting if he can control the army which has been controlling and keeping the Islamists away but now the people have elected those who will bring back Islam in the government. This only goes to show that Muslims do not want any type of secular or democratic government. They are happy to live in a dictatorship and follow the brutal sharia laws as mandated by Quran and Mo/allah.

So essentially you did not find any country where "moderate" Islam came into being ever. There is no moderate Islam and no moderate Muslim. Period!!!


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