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    • 27.08.07 | 10:11 (IDT)

    We have the same thing here only it's Christian fundamentalists who want to run the country according to their values ie anti-abortion, anti-evolution, anti-gay rights,etc. The parallels in the fundamentalists; thinking are striking, whether, Jewish, Christian or Islamic. You do a good job of pointing out the problems society faces with this delimna. On the one hand, a democracy rests on the values of tolerance and that paradoxicly includes tolerating those who are intolerant, and on the other hand realizing that such intolerance is antithetical to a pleuralistic society.

    from the article: Liberaland and Haredistan
    First published 00:00 27.08.07 | Last updated 00:00 27.08.07
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