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Where are the Protections of Religious Freedoms Found? They're Not Humanly Protected

Reader comment on item: Islam, Jews and the Temple Mount
in response to reader comment: Muslims have no right to rule others as Muslims

Submitted by M Tovey (United States), Dec 15, 2021 at 13:44

In a world that is historically troubled with issues of not 'loving thy neighbor,' reader Prashant's premise that Islam, singularly identified as a primary candidate of not observing the rights of others, likely believes within the core dynamics of its fundamental membership that separation of 'church' and state is as antithetical to its base tenets as Hinduism should be treated on the same level as Islam: not very likely to occur. To reader Prashant's comment 'Muslims have no right to rule others as Muslims,' where is the Quranic precept that demands equity between followers of other religious endeavors instead of dhimmitude?
The enmity, the antagonistic and outright hostilities of centuries that we see in constant turmoil and tragedies today are immediate reminders that except in Islamic states of apostasy, such attitudes are not forthcoming.
Case in point is the Iranian Islamic Regime's silver-fisted domination of its former rule - now re-empowered by Islamic incompatibilities with not getting along with others, a well documented situation that dominates both the Persian and non-Persian population of an otherwise burgeoning society. Does a non-Islamic Persian community have a chance to become a successful society outside of Islam? The Iranian Islamic Regime will never relinquish control enough to allow them to find out - their failure to rule with true justice will not let them.
Thus, we come to one other aspect of the issue of separation of 'church and state,' an American premise of Constitutional observation, not implicated in American law until borrowed from an opinion letter and impressed into the interfering jurisprudence in interpreting freedom of religion (not freedom from religion), a misuse of determining the propriety of using religion to control the population as was (and still seen in Papal interference-visit by 46th Administration Chief Executive as example) and is done elsewhere in history and in the world. Islam sees that and makes its determination that if they can do it, why can't we? It's been that way since before Islam breached its way into world societies to change the way humans view religion.


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