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Liberal Kuwaiti Activist Nasser Dashti: When Religion Is Presented as an Ideology, It Is More Dangerous than a Nuclear Weapon

January 12, 2018

Liberal Kuwaiti Activist Nasser Dashti: When Religion Is Presented as an Ideology, It Is More Dangerous than a Nuclear Weapon

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04:18
Source:
Sky News Arabia (U.K./Abu Dhabi)
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Liberal Kuwaiti activist Nasser Dashti gave an interview on Sky News Arabia, in which he said that "when religion is presented as an ideological platform, it is more dangerous than a nuclear weapon." Dashti, a member of the Tanweer Center for Culture, said that in order to make progress, a nation needs to criticize its history and confront its old notions and ideas, but that the Islamic nation "to this day, employs rhetoric of veneration and glorification of what happened 1,400 years ago." He fu...

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