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Questions? Born to lie!

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Submitted by Nick Bointon (Netherlands), Feb 1, 2017 at 08:32

Living in the Netherlands 500 years after Martin Luther kicked off the enlightenment it is conspicuously the home of Calvinism. The contrast of the reactions to honesty from the unbending requirement to be truthful in Calvinism to the acceptance and indeed requirement to lie in Islam's Taqiyya means a questionnaire has to be of limited effect!

It is, I believe the lack of personal responsibility and the suborned responsibility to a divine being that handicaps Muslims. Living and working for 18 years in Muslim countries compared with my last 6 years in Scandinavia reinforces my observation of Muslim's hopelessness.

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