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    is it any wonder then, that it "seems so outdated" to the west today?

    how can a modern Muslim society take its context from laws were interpreted so long ago?

    (and, I want you to know, I would ask the same of any Christian scholar who wished to impose a Christian theocracy on any country - something I am dead-set against)

    You don't know the REAL Homer! It's all burping and neglect! -- Bart Simpson

    by Pandoras Box on Wed Jul 11, 2007 at 10:23:52 AM PDT

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    •  I think most secular legal traditions have (1+ / 0-)
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      their basis in the ethical considerations of the religions current when and where they were developed, but that shouldn't mean that further nonsectarian refinements are uncalled for.  Quite the opposite.

      "Fighting Fascism is Always Cool." -- Amsterdam Weekly, volume three, issue 18

      by Noor B on Wed Jul 11, 2007 at 10:48:52 AM PDT

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