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some pratical sharia criticism

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Submitted by myth (Germany), Dec 4, 2010 at 05:17

Barry, let met present some pratical criticism regarding sharia law:

  1. the sharia inequality between women and men by favouring one sex does incite to agressivity and conflict originating from the stronger part, the men.
  2. the lack of a formal trial is nothing more than vigilante justice. it effectively encourages anybody to act as judge.
  3. for sharia law extensively covers a multitude of aspects, including private life, it would produce more court-cases rather than less. one could be tried for eating pork.( i already did that today )
  4. in that sense sharia-law is over-regulation likely to produce stupid behaviour resulting from the reduced freedom.
  5. it appears highly impratical to introduce a law if that law requires the use of another language, arabic that is.
  6. sharia law makes every dispute a religious matter which is an over-complication.

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