Posts Tagged ‘Naser Khader’

Democracy – What if I disagree?

February 22, 2008

May peace be upon all who follow guidance.

Dear readers, and dear fellow bloggers. When i watch the news, when i have discussions with native danes – yes practically all the time – i get confronted with the common thought that what the arabs and muslims need is democracy. The danish prime-minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen refuse to have any dialogue with Hizb-ut-Tahrir, because it is “anti-democratic”. Naser Khader, a member of the danish parliament, lately expressed in TV during a debate on the danish state-sponsored channel DR2┬áthat “children in Denmark should be raised democratic”. “Immigrants do not have to be danish, as there is many ways of being danish, but they have to be democratic”, he continued.

Democracy seems to be the solution to everything, but what are the limits of this democracy? In the danish debate, the limit exists. I have located one. At least i think so. (more…)