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I give Jameela a few stars for making clear how this is perceived in Iran and possibly other theocracies.
I have a better understanding now of how they think and to that I am thankful and will award a few stars.
You should understand a few things about the position Iran is in. She is being hit from all sides with severe criticism.
It seems nothing she does pleases anyone in the entire world.
Sunni countries and their clerics continually condemn Iran for not being 'Islamic enough"
and from the west for being too Islamic.
Shi'a of the world are currently criticizing her for not keeping them safe from being slaughtered in their countries
To the world not one thing Iran does is good enough for them.
In the face of all this, all Iran can do, is what is best for her. Iran has to ignore what everyone has to say, and do what is best for the people she is trying to govern, to the best of her knowledge and ability. Iran is not perfect, and I do not say she is, I will say that Iran is doing a tremendous job in the face of adversity, succeeding at something not been done in excess of a thousand years, and making it applicable in our times.
I looked at his/her profile. Jameela has already gotten three 'applauses'.
*Everyone duck while InfoKartels head explodes over that information. *
Originally posted by lonewolf19792000
The truth of the matter is that here in the U.S. we do have freedom of religion and no one gets killed for converting to something else.