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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.


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....


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....


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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