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  • Iran needs secularism (Important Article)

    11/13/2005 4:32:28 PM PST · by F14 Pilot · 11 replies · 595+ views
    Persian Journal ^ | Nov 13, 2005
    Dr. Abdulkarim Soroush, a prominent Iranian-Islamic scholar confessed in a speech in Paris that Islam has no political and civil rights for the people. What you find in the Islamic jurisprudence is only obligations, not rights. Therefore, it is useless to look for democracy in Islam. These remarks are new attestation to the long time proven principle that religion must be separated from politics. This is especially true in the case of Islam. Secularism is the medicine acutely needed in all the Islamic societies, especially in Iran. The experience of Islamic revolution in Iran proved once again that mixture of...