02 November 2015

Violent Islamic Intolerance

While not all societies with significant numbers of Muslims have significant percentages of the population who favor death to people who leave Islam, the percentages actually vary greatly, a great many predominantly Muslim societies have lots of people who do feel this way.

For example, more than 30% of the population of Bangladesh feels this way, and as a result a number of prominent atheist bloggers and publishers have been killed by Islamists there in the last couple of years.

While not all Islamic societies share this norm, a great many do, and that norm is incompatible with a modern, pluralistic society.

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