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The insensitivity of Harrak and Amir

Reader comment on item: How the Cartoon Protests Harm Muslims [by Leading to a Separation of Civilizations]
in response to reader comment: Reply for Nicholas and Jeremy -The parable of the flying goat-

Submitted by Richard Lion Heart (United States), Feb 23, 2006 at 19:04

I have read many comments by you guys, so can fairly deduce thay you both live in the West. Why do you keep defending thd Islamic system of government? This is a system that obviously does not work. Defending it is like defending communism.

One of the main proofs that it does not work is the flight of hundreds of thousands of muslims to the west. Many young muslims learn the Koran by heart so they can get cleric visas. Not everyone in the muslim world as the possibility to come to freedom in the west. Therefore the best alternative is for them to have freedom and opportunity in their own countries.

You guys live in the west and I'm sure you enjoy all the opportunities and freedom it offers. Yet you show no mercy on your fellow muslims who live under the tyranical rule of mulahs in countries like Iran and Saudi Arabia. You keep defending the backward islamic system while you yourselves are enjoying western freedoms and opportunities. Don't you think muslims in Iran, sauli Aribia, Egypt, Lybia ect.... want the same things?

You keep saying that Islam planted the seeds of modernity and philosophy in Europe. Yet the majority of muslim countries are not modern and the only philosophy that exist is the "philosophy"of that murderer Muhammad. As muslims who live in modern societies, you would do your fellow muslims a lot of good if you advised them to dump the koran and join the rest of civilization. By dumping the Koran I mean having a renaissance like Europe did in the 17th century. Islam definitely needs that.

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