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Muslims should not be allowed to steal the democratic agenda

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Submitted by Prashant (United States), Feb 23, 2021 at 13:10

Dear Dr Pipes, everyone knows about the Islamic hypocrisy where Muslims demand the rights in non-Islamic countries that they do not even remotely grant to non-Muslims in the theocratic states occupied by Islam. But, lately, this hypocrisy has taken an even more sinister turn: Muslims are stealing the agenda about democracy and freedom as if they are the biggest custodians of democracy. In the eastern and western democracies they talk incessantly about how democratic rights are important for Muslims and other "oppressed" people.

In India, Muslim politicians routinely vouch for citizenship and India's constitution (as if they wrote the constitution or as if India's constitution is an adaptation of the brutal Sharia!!). Pakistan's newspaper Dawn discusses how interfaith couples often face resistance in Indian society.
Dawn does not remind itself that in Islamic societies, interfaith couples will just be killed. Period.

Islam is in direct contradiction with democratic values. I would like to repeat it so all readers can read it twice. Islam is in direct contradiction with democratic values.

How can we stop Muslims from stopping the democracy and freedom agenda?

I think point blank direct questions to Islamic apologists and Muslims must be asked. Those Muslims who vouch for interfaith marriages must be looked into their eyes and asked if they have abandoned Islam or modified it. The Muslims who talk about democracy in USA/UK/India/etc must be reminded to abandon Islam because it allows creation of Islamic theocracies. We should not interview a Muslim on politics and freedom, without asking them their opinion about Q5:33 point blank.

Muslims need to be put on the defensive about Islam because that is exactly the right place. They need to be reminded that freedom exists not because of Islam but in spite of Islam.


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