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Reader comment on item: Which Privileges for Islam?

Submitted by Juan Duchesne Winter (Puerto Rico), Mar 16, 2005 at 10:30

I used to decry islamophobia, and as a consequence indulged in islamophilia. But I followed Spinoza's so simple advice, to engage in active seeking of knowledge. Study of the Koran and of the deeds of islamists has resulted in a major modification of my previous views. I have arrived at the conclusion that to tolerate Islam as it is, is to tolerate intolerance itself. Islam has to thoroughly de-medievalize, or else...

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