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The Sciences

"Death to apostates!" 1 out of 33 Muslim university students say

Gene ExpressionBy Razib KhanAugust 24, 2008 1:11 AM

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Islam on Campus: A survey of UK student opinions. N = 632 for Muslims. Remember that this is an elite sample of the youth insofar as they're polling university students.

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You might wonder what exactly Sharia law is in regarding to apostasy. Perhaps these students have a different interpretation than the majority consensus that apostates should be killed. Well....

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In other words, 1 out of 33 Muslim British university students believe that apostates should be killed. Little wonder that many Europeans feel a little Islamophobia.... Additionally, * Muslims have far less respect for atheists than non-Muslims * Muslims have far less respect for homosexuals than non-Muslims * Muslims are much more likely to think that it is acceptable to kill in the name of religion than non-Muslims Details below....

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Of course, we know that these sorts of illiberal inclinations are only the outcome of racism directed at Muslims from Islamophobic white Europeans.

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