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No wonder Sweden is in trouble

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Submitted by Dave (United States), Oct 16, 2019 at 13:40

Taking advice on Islam from a Swedish blogger is like getting safety tips from a serial killer. Sweden is in deep trouble due to its naivete about Islam, so now we're going to make the same mistake, should we be so foolish as to follow in their footsteps.
Yes, jihad means struggle, and according to Bill Warner's Center for the Study of Political Islam, two percent of the holy texts discuss jihad as an inner struggle with oneself, but the other 98 percent of the texts take it to mean the use of warfare to establish Islamic rule.
The idea that Islam respects women is a bad joke. Women are treated as chattel with far fewer legal rights than men, and can be kept as concubines, or sex slaves from war booty. Plus, proving rape requires four male witnesses, lest the woman be accused of adultery - many of Pakistans female prisoners are rape victims.The accepted inferiority of women in Muslim culture is a major reason that Sweden, and Britain, have a rape problem, something that has arisen since immigration from Muslim countries surged. Then there's polygamy, of course, which is not exactly a women's lib thing.
By the way, my writing this critique constitutes blasphemy and is punishable by death. Many non-Musims have been killed or imprisoned in Islamic countries for that crime, often on trumped up charges.
Finally, in general, Islam villifies unbelievers. There are 109 Koranic verses denouncing infidels and calling for them to be subjugated or killed.
The last thing we need is for our prisons to enable Islamic proselityzing so that we can have more sociopathic jihadis in our midst!
But, let's face it, the polyanna view has enormous appeal, and we critics are viewed as soreheads, or worse, as racists, bigots and Islamophobes. I'd rather be called those things than be a naive ignoramus.

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