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Yes, Islam is the big problem,but because it is multi-interpretable

Reader comment on item: Trump: You Should Ban Islamists, Not Muslims
in response to reader comment: The problems is not Muslims, but Islam and our leftists and politically correct leading us to suicide

Submitted by Demsci (Netherlands), Dec 18, 2015 at 05:21

Yes, Satya, I admire your explanation and also think that Islam is the problem. That is, for the future of Democracy and safety.

And Daniel wanted to make the distinction between the vast majority of neutral Muslims (then "not the problem") and the 10-15 % radical Muslims, who are hostile and dangerous for democracy + our safety.

But I would like us to make a distinction between the minority of Muslims that can be called Democratic Muslims who submit to democratic conditions and some scrutiny and to consequences when they lapse. And the neutral majority, who then remain "a big problem".

You see, we can determine that Islam is multi-interpretable and irresponsibly, dangerously so. With hundreds of millions of Muslims interpreting it in a way hostile and dangerous to democratic system, nations and citizens alike.

And for Muslims to choose to remain totally neutral in the face of this when they live in or migrate into democratic nations, that is not to be tolerated just like that anymore. Only the declared Democratic Muslims should be allowed into our countries and in there allowed total freedom on democratic conditions and probations only.

This way we give well-meaning Muslims a way out, saying that their democratic peaceful interpretation of Islam is also valid,

while we still acknowledge that Islam is a big problem. But not because it is all bad (and to be banned) but because it is too irresponsibly multi-interpretable and to prone to be interpretable in a detrimental way from our standpoint.

My hope is that with this approach we can finally sway a majority, which obviously now resists any discrimination, let alone banning of, Muslims or Islam.


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