In this day and age, Islam matters because of Islamism. Islam per se is fundamentally no worse than any other religion ... [yet] there is a distinction to be made between religions in general and Islam in particular, but for no other reasons than that it is the ideology behind a far-Right regressive political movement that has state power in many places with Sharia law being the most implemented legal code in the world. ... Islam matters to us today because we are living through an Islamic inquisition.
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