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    • Dave
    • 10.12.09 | 14:44 (IST)

    example for a secular religious= a person who believes in a religion and applies its rules in his life without meddling others and the state! France is secular and one of the most catholic country in the world! Britain has nothing in its law that forces secularism but still secular! many religious in britain maybe some rules and laws that comes from religion but applied because its tradition. Ireland an other hardcore catholic country where there is democracy... Why when it comes to judaism we cant have rules thats re in or religion? so should we have same rules in EU to be a democracy? if oneday in isr a person is arrested and prisoned because he ride a car in shabbath isr will be a theocracy. and as the religion is a part of all societies like it or not it is there will be some rules coming from religion to our law because its the way of living of the society. semi theocracy doesnt exist. and isr is no theocracy. its a democracy that regardless of religion u can vote and elected

    from the article: Gideon Levy / Let's face the facts, Israel is a semi-theocracy
    First published 01:19 10.12.09 | Last updated 12:47 10.12.09
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