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    (Original post by Hydeman)
    Correct me if I'm wrong, but aren't you a Muslim yourself? If you are: it's not good to backbite on some of your brothers and sisters in faith.
    its not backbiting its criticism
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    (Original post by champ_mc99)
    The EU consists of European countries. Hardly as many muslims from there. The only doubt you would have about an increase in Muslim population if Turkey does decide to join later (btw their Islamic views are quite liberal compared to Iraq, Afghanistan etc.).


    I guess that's why 10% of turks do not see ISIS as terrorists

    http://news.trust.org//item/20160112154230-7c2sb/


    And 20% support the slaughter of Charlie Hebdo cartoonists

    http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/metropoll-4...attack-1486355
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    (Original post by Angry Bird)
    its not backbiting its criticism
    Behind their backs, since it can't reasonably be expected that all Muslims who voted Leave are watching this thread.
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    Lol. This is a great example of "Islamaphobia".

    Scared of Muslims even when it has nothing to do with them .

    hahahah
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    (Original post by mk_98)
    The country is still run by a group of elitists who went to state schools and top universities
    Did you mean to say private/independent/public schools? :beard:
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    (Original post by Hydeman)
    Did you mean to say private/independent/public schools? :beard:
    Yep my bad lol
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    I think this EU vote clearly shows that the whole labeling people with invented pejoratives like "racist" "Bigot" "islamophobe" doesn't work anymore
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    (Original post by Fantastic Fan)
    I guess that's why 10% of turks do not see ISIS as terrorists

    http://news.trust.org//item/20160112154230-7c2sb/


    And 20% support the slaughter of Charlie Hebdo cartoonists

    http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/metropoll-4...attack-1486355
    It could be, but you would have to bring up the same stats for Iraq and Afghanistan (hence the usage of the words "compared to").
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    (Original post by champ_mc99)
    It could be, but you would have to bring up the same stats for Iraq and Afghanistan (hence the usage of the words "compared to".


    All 3 Nations are filled with Radicals, so why are you using 2 known radical countries to try and make Turkey seem like a peaceful tolerant Islamic nation?
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    There needs to be another referendum. I want to change my vote. There's a petition on the HM gov site. Sign it.
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    funny thing is birmingham actually voted leave overall.
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    (Original post by Fantastic Fan)
    All 3 Nations are filled with Radicals, so why are you using 2 known radical countries to try and make Turkey seem like a peaceful tolerant Islamic nation?
    Letting in Turks is a much safer option than letting in guys from the other two countries (and more). Let's not forget, Turkey may not even join the EU (and it's silly to base your vote on this one possibility).
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    (Original post by Hydeman)
    Behind their backs, since it can't reasonably be expected that all Muslims who voted Leave are watching this thread.
    Taking the literal meaning of the word back biting, I hope you're trolling lol
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    (Original post by Lord Samosa)
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    "xenophobia" is the term you gotta use with these guys, then they can't use the "Islam isn't a race" excuse :getmecoat:

    You're right, but I still hate stupid children who report to playing semantic games when the things they say are so clearly morally repugnant.
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    (Original post by champ_mc99)
    Letting in Turks is a much safer option than letting in guys from the other two countries (and more). Let's not forget, Turkey may not even join the EU (and it's silly to base your vote on this one possibility).
    I completely agree with you there, but that's like saying Let's stop the Nazi's rather than the Bolsheviks.

    It's a matter of lesser of 3 evils.

    I would rather allow in Qataris or People from the UAE, as hardly any terrorism happens there.
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    (Original post by Angry Bird)
    Taking the literal meaning of the word back biting, I hope you're trolling lol
    Not trolling, just trying to make sure you don't fall into the trap of non-literalism and innovation. :rolleyes:
    On a serious note, you should know that plenty of Muslims have fairly solid religious reasons for not voting in elections/referenda, though there is a difference of opinion on the matter.
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    (Original post by Gora The Xplorer)
    I would bet so much money you're not an ex-Muslim and are just a standard racist.
    I'm in this same category unfortunately. Muslims would never accept us because we converted out of Islam. It is what it is.
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    (Original post by Fantastic Fan)
    I completely agree with you there, but that's like saying Let's stop the Nazi's rather than the Bolsheviks.

    It's a matter of lesser of 3 evils.

    I would rather allow in Qataris or People from the UAE, as hardly any terrorism happens there.
    But now there's an equal chance between a Turk and an Afghan entering the UK with the latter having a much higher chance of being a radical which is exactly what the OP wanted to prevent.
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    (Original post by champ_mc99)
    Letting in Turks is a much safer option than letting in guys from the other two countries (and more). Let's not forget, Turkey may not even join the EU (and it's silly to base your vote on this one possibility).
    Turkey wasn't my main concern, its the overall immigration numbers that scare me.
    Just remember that Muslims are the fastest growing demographic in this country.
    https://www.theguardian.com/world/20...ubles-10-years

    You only need a large number (not proportion) to arrive, to set of the chain reaction.
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    (Original post by BioStudentx)
    I'm in this same category unfortunately. Muslims would never accept us because we converted out of Islam. It is what it is.
    Its so f*cking annoying how they just dismiss our voices as bigoted.
 
 
 
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