Pakistani Taliban say government must embrace Islamic law

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avliska wrote:

Dear Taliban. Check out the concept of “separation of church and state”. It really works! What do you think this is, the 16th Century?

Feb 22, 2014 9:59am EST  --  Report as abuse
mmastela wrote:

Is there much difference between the Taliban demanding Islamic law and the Tea party and republicans demanding christianity as the underpinning of our law?

Feb 22, 2014 10:32am EST  --  Report as abuse
Trichiurus wrote:

This is not so much about religion as it is power and prestige as defined in this segment of the world. Religion is an excuse for abuse, cowardice, and murder. Such behaviour belies the falseness their belief system and their god.

Feb 22, 2014 10:36am EST  --  Report as abuse
Pawnmasta wrote:

Actually the Taliban believe it to be the 6th century.

THIS is why the world is concerned with the Iranians having nuclear tech. That region of the world as anyone can see is and has been for centuries unstable.
Pakistan already has a capable nuclear missile delivery system, God (or Allah)help us all if the fundamentalists get control of it.

Feb 22, 2014 10:40am EST  --  Report as abuse
Oregonscott wrote:

Which system of law, Sharia versus English Common Law, allows for shooting young girls in the head for wanting to go to school?

Feb 22, 2014 10:41am EST  --  Report as abuse
gunste wrote:

No matter when and where, when religion wants to rule and impose its faith on others, there cannot be peace. The Taliban and its quest to install Sharia as the law of any place will always be counterproductive and lead to conflict.Religion is the bane of mankind and always leads to conflict. Its blind adherence to its radicalized faith, without any tolerance of others, is not a tenable solution. Even within the Muslim faith the two sect still are divided over a disagreement 1350 years ago. If they cannot come together on their common origin, then theirs can be no success in the world.

Feb 22, 2014 12:44pm EST  --  Report as abuse
kafantaris wrote:

The Taliban live in a world they find no need to understand.
So forget about enlightening them with laws, women’s rights, or the fair treatment of anybody. What they say goes, fair or not.
Bringing such mindset to the 21st century without getting blown up is the challenge.
But for the time being, either we kill the Taliban or they kill us.
Which will it be?
There’s no middle ground.

Feb 22, 2014 11:08pm EST  --  Report as abuse
kafantaris wrote:

The Taliban live in a world they find no need to understand.
So forget about enlightening them with laws, women’s rights, or the fair treatment of anybody. What they say goes, fair or not.
Bringing such mindset to the 21st century without getting blown up is the challenge.
But for the time being, either we kill the Taliban or they kill us.
Which will it be?
There’s no middle ground.

Feb 22, 2014 11:08pm EST  --  Report as abuse
truthforall wrote:

These bastards are setting examples of killing innocent people and they want Islamic law? These bastards give bad name to Islam. If you want Islamic law first set good examples for others to look up to. Thugs ,,,

Feb 23, 2014 1:15am EST  --  Report as abuse
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