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Re: "Islam is the only sect"

"Go back and relearn what a sect is"

The Free Dictionary defines sect as "a religious group regarded as extreme or heretical," including both Shia and Sunni under the category of sect. Any group which believes that it has the right to kill non-believers, kill former believers, kill people who insult their religion, and enslave believers of other religions is extreme.

According to Pew Research, the percentage of Muslims who favor making sharia, i.e. Islamic law, the law of the land is 40% in Palestinian territories, 74% in Egypt, 99% in Afghanistan, 71% in Jordan, 12% in Turkey, 91% in Iraq, and 20% in Kosovo.

The percentage of Muslims who believe that sharia should apply to both Muslims and non-Muslims is 44% in Palestinian territories, 74% in Egypt, 61% in Afghanistan, 58% in Jordan, 43% in Turkey, 38% in Iraq, and 31% in Kosovo.

The percentage of Muslims who believe that suicide bombings are justified to defend Islam is 40% in Palestinian territories, 29% in Egypt, 39% in Afghanistan, 15% in Jordan, 15% in Turkey, 7% in Iraq, and 11% in Kosovo.

In other words, it's definitely NOT only a small percentage of Muslims who hold extreme views.

http://www.pewforum.org/2013/04/30/the-worlds-muslims-religion-politics-society-overview/

http://www.pewforum.org/2013/04/30/the-worlds-muslims-religion-politics-society-beliefs-about-sharia/#should-sharia-apply-to-all-citizens

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