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When Is Democracy Not The Right Way To Go?


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I keep wondering- are the Middle East and other similar countries just not ready for democracy yet. Do they need a strong man dictator to keep them in line? There was a poll in Egypt in 2010 that 84% polled thought death was appropriate for leaving Islam/ 77% were in favor of whipping or cutting off hands for stealing / 82% were in favor of stoning people for committing adultery. So if a democratic government were in place- these would be democratically approved punishments.


The article is 4 years old. But it had a lot of other interesting statistics too- eg 1/3 of British Muslims think death is appropriate for those leaving Islam.







In brightest day, in blackest night, No evil shall escape my sight. Let those who worship evil's might, Beware my power, The Great Gazoo is always right!!!!

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