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Reader comment on item: How the Cartoon Protests Harm Muslims [by Leading to a Separation of Civilizations]
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Submitted by Sidda (United States), Feb 17, 2006 at 12:44

Muslim clerics and their followers in Britain have openly called for the overthrow of the British government to be replaced by Sharia Law. In America, CAIR (Council on American Islamic Relations) has also expressed a desire for the constitution to be replaced with Islamic Law. They stated that they would like to see the flag of Islam fly over the White House. The Quran commands Muslims to be loyal to Islam and the ummah (worldwide body of Muslims), not to any government, especially an infidel one.

Devout Muslims want Sharia Law to replace secular, democratic governments. They detest any man-made laws; there can be no law made which is contrary to the Quran. For sure, secular Muslims do not agree with this, but how many of them are there as compared to the more devout? How do you know who is secular or nominal in their faith, and who is serious about it? How do you stop someone who is casual in his practice of Islam from becoming devout and taking serious the verses in the Quran which divide the world into believer and unbeliever and extol their adherents to wage jihad (violent or "soft" through immigration) until Islam covers the earth and non-believers are either converted or subjugated?

This is a problem we do not have with the Mexicans as they do not adhere to this belief system, so the comparison between the two groups is inaccurate. There is no separation between mosque and state in Islam. It is a comprehensive political, economic, and social belief system as well as a religious one and holds values which are antithetical to our secular, Western ones.
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