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Slowly putting pressure on Muslims in Democratic Nations

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Submitted by Demsci (Netherlands), Dec 31, 2010 at 02:38

First off, Daniel Pipes, Robert Spencer and countless other Critical Islam Experts help the Citizens of Democratic Nations to inform themselves well about the whole of Islam and the whole real behavior of Muslims worldwide, so also with regard to oppression and terrorism.

Secondly, once a great number of people are well informed and can compare well the 2 distinct legal, society-organising systems; Islam and Democracy, then it becomes possible for people to choose one over the other and be asked to do so in a clear manner.

Thanks to Critical Islam Experts people can come to the careful considered opinion that the Quran, Hadith and Sira, as well as their most influential interpretations of Islamic scholars and leaders, simply should be declared "too unclear, vague, ambiguous, multi-interpretable, vulnerable to misuse and misunderstanding by enemies of Democracy, oppressors in Islamic countries, terrorists worldwide"

Once that opinion takes hold, it becomes possible to evolve towards

1. A strong awareness among people that they are sure they want a better alternative for Islam, that is their own democratic system.

2. a situation in which heavy pressure can be put on Muslims to either reform in the way Westerners want it or face some kind of separation between those loyal to Islam and those loyal to the Democratic system; migration of the Muslims or perhaps establishment of Democratic States distinctly without anti-Democratic Islam-loyal people residing in them. Together with toleration of any number of Islamic Nations that Muslims are free to go to.

But in order to satisfy the sense of fair play now so prevalent among Citizens of Democratic Nations the key to future separation of Democracy-choosers and Theocratic Muslims must be to put all Muslims before a reasonable informed choice to which they fairly can be held accountable.

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