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FREEDOM OF RELIGION

FREEDOM OF RELIGION

 


Everyone has the right to follow any religion.

 

They have the freedom to do any religious practice they choose, so long as it doesn't harm others.  They have the freedom to believe any religious doctrine.  The freedom to start their own religion if they so choose.

 

This is a freedom of thought, of belief.

 

The Jewish religion en masse and other religions and cultures practice male genital mutilation (MGM) of babies who obviously can't consent.  They cut the foreskin off the penis during a surgical procedure called circumcision.  Some cultures, especially African, practice female genital mutilation (FGM), again of babies.  They sever the clitoris and thereby remove virtually all possibility of sexual pleasure for life.  The woman can never experience orgasm, a natural process involved in sexual reproduction.  The contractions during female orgasm push the semen up the vagina helping conception.  The WHO[103] (World Health Organization) and other UN agencies have counted 39 countries where FGM is practiced.  However it is more prevalent than this as they didn't count countries where it's practiced in migrant communities.  These are both crimes against the person, whether the victims ever realize it or not.  In 2018 Ísland (Iceland) banned male circumcision.

 

The West can teach Islam, by example, how to modernize.  As the West, being a Christian society, distanced itself from Old Testament extremist teachings in its laws and practices, likewise Islam can distance itself from its outdated, extremist teachings.  For example the 'an eye for an eye' rule is ignored in all areas without the death penalty.  No Western country has the death penalty for adultery despite the Christian biblical rule stating that the punishment for adultery be death (Leviticus 20:10).  The December 28, 2014 speech from President al-Sisi of رصم (Misr or Egypt) is evidence that Islam is starting to become aware of the necessity to modernize and move away from the violent, imperialist views in their religion and towards world peace.