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Khaled is not thinking clearly

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Submitted by Rajeev (United States), Sep 25, 2010 at 13:15

Dear Dr Pipes:

Your reader Khaled is not asking the right questions. He should be asking the following: -- Why there are so many Islamic countries with 98%+ muslim population in the world? -- When a country is declared to be Islamic, what happens to the psychology of its citizens who are non-Islamic? -- Emirates/Caliphates and dictatorships may look nostalgic to muslims but can they provide equal rights and protections to non-muslim citizens. Will they have a natural tendency to slip into dictatorships (and transition of power through wars and voilence)? -- On average, do non-muslim citizens of Islamic republics have as many rights as muslim citizens of non-Islamic/secular countries. Why should this discrepancy exist? -- Is there a fallacy in his statement, "Muslim rulers gave the right for all people from every other faith to practice their religion". (Hint: Rights are not given. They are yours for the taking.). This is just the beginning. Once Khaled has clear answers to these questions, I can pose some more.

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