Islam and Democracy is Like Oil and Water

Published: Wednesday, 09/12/2007 12:00 am EDT

A very nice history of Turkey, Gwynne Dyer provides (Re: "Islam and the Idiotic Autocrats" Sept. 5). The future of Turkey may not be as "secular" as indicated in this article. In time, Muslim laws will rule the lives of all Turks. Democracy and freedom are incompatible with Islam; it is like adding oil to water.

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