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paradise v. reality

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Submitted by mike ryan (United States), Oct 3, 2011 at 03:18

"And poverty would be history..." Are you serious? Muslim countries are awash in poverty and social inequality, and always have been.

Please, don't comfort yourself with historical myths grounded in religious mythology in order to sell yourself the vision of a "paradise" that never existed.

Visions of such a "paradise" are what Hitler, fascism, and communism throve upon.

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