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Originally posted by Aeons
Many of the people you see in political positions on the TV from the Islamic nations ARE moderates the way that we describe moderates here. People who aren't extreme in the national political system. They are somewhere in the middle of the national political system
They use moderate to mean "friendly to the West." This is worth remembering when reading their descriptions about politicians. That is ALL it means.
When you hear "moderate" Muslim, The President of Iran IS a moderate Muslim. The King of Saud if a VERY moderate Muslim. The parliament of Jordan is highly moderate, and they voted down laws to curb honour killings because it would encourage lascivious behaviour.
Now that you know where moderate lies on the spectrum, you can make a better judgement call on exactly what you are being asked to accomodate.
This is common in Islam and is enforced by law.
Originally posted by ukman2009
Disgusting, what a start for a 10 year old girl.... an 80 yr old mans sex slave