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    Here is something that might surprise you.

    You can still be leftist if you:

    Don't like The Guardian.

    Don't believe in anthropological climate change.

    Are against immigration.

    Don't support decriminalizing cannabis or other drugs.

    Are pro-life.

    Aren't a feminist.

    Are homophobic.

    Hate Islam.

    Are racist.

    Are misogynistic.

    And lastly, you can be a leftist if you aren't a liberal, because liberalism has NOTHING to do with leftism. You can have "right-wing" fiscal beliefs and still be a liberal, and you can have leftist fiscal beliefs but be extremely authoritarian, like many 20th century despots. In fact, hard-leftism often directly inhibits liberalism.
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    Surely disliking islam is left, as islam hates freedom, rights for womens and gays, and virtually everything else Leftists love?
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    (Original post by Skip_Snip)
    Surely disliking islam is left, as islam hates freedom, rights for womens and gays, and virtually everything else Leftists love?
    It confuses us lefties as they are also a minority group and we tend to protect minorities.

    It's taken a long time for the message they while being a minority so are Nazi's and Fascists and they certainly DON'T deserve protecting (quite the opposite)

    But I always say the best thing you can do is tell people to learn about islam themselves by talking to muslims and by going to muslim forums and websites. It doesn't take long to realise what a hateful faith this is and how dangerous it's followers are to our ideals.
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    (Original post by Skip_Snip)
    Surely disliking islam is left, as islam hates freedom, rights for womens and gays, and virtually everything else Leftists love?
    Well, technically, not necessarily. Those are liberal values really. But if you're talking about Guardianista leftists, then yes their views make absolutely no sense. It's all just feelings.
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    (Original post by BaconandSauce)
    But I always say the best thing you can do is tell people to learn about islam themselves by talking to muslims and by going to muslim forums and websites. It doesn't take long to realise what a hateful faith this is and how dangerous it's followers are to our ideals.
    This is actually precisely how I started to realize Islam is abhorrent. I used to be one of those people who thought that Muslims where just "spiritual brown people", like most lefties do.
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    (Original post by KingBradly)
    This is actually precisely how I started to realize Islam is abhorrent. I used to be one of those people who thought that Muslims where just "spiritual brown people", like most lefties do.
    And a lot of lefties are still in this mindset

    They see a minority and a minority faith and think it needs to be protected (like the LGBT community and the minority faiths such as Wicca and Paganism)

    But yes the best thing people can do is Learn about Islam from Muslims and from Muslims sources just to get a taste of how bad it actually is.
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    (Original post by BaconandSauce)
    And a lot of lefties are still in this mindset

    They see a minority and a minority faith and think it needs to be protected (like the LGBT community and the minority faiths such as Wicca and Paganism)

    But yes the best thing people can do is Learn about Islam from Muslims and from Muslims sources just to get a taste of how bad it actually is.
    Yes, the image they have of Islam will change from a downtrodden, humble, pious, spiritual brown girl in a veil, to that of their very prophet's, a delusional, belligerent paedophile and mass murderer.
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    The left are new fascists. In three years we won't be able to say the words 'male' or 'female' lest it offend some non-binary minority. You only have yourselves to blame for supporting such ludicrous hypocrites.
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