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Should there be a caliphate?

Postby Ideal Britain » Wed Jun 23, 2021 10:37 am

I personally think there should be because I think a true caliphate is the best form of government possible since the death of the Seal of the Prophets (Peace be Upon Him).

Here’s a video on the subject:
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=sMhqbtJ02RI
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Postby Lady Victory » Wed Jun 23, 2021 11:01 am

Fuck no.
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Postby Mercyland 2 » Wed Jun 23, 2021 11:03 am

No! No! No! No way! Just, no! Horrible idea!

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Postby Washington Resistance Army » Wed Jun 23, 2021 11:04 am

Abrahamic theocracies are kinda cringe.
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Postby Lady Victory » Wed Jun 23, 2021 11:05 am

Washington Resistance Army wrote:Abrahamic theocracies are kinda cringe.


Theocracy in general is cringe.
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Postby Esthe » Wed Jun 23, 2021 11:07 am

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Postby Conservative Republic Of Huang » Wed Jun 23, 2021 11:07 am

Even beyond the religious component, every single attempt at Pan-Arab unity has been a massive disaster.
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Postby The Black Forrest » Wed Jun 23, 2021 11:13 am

Religious based governments are bad thing.
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Postby Nanatsu no Tsuki » Wed Jun 23, 2021 11:14 am

I’d rather not. Theocratic governments give me the willies.
I really don’t care.
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Postby Exalted Inquellian State » Wed Jun 23, 2021 11:15 am

No, nein, Нет, 番号! We have enough in this world, and i prefer the Vatican either dissolve itself or constitutionalize. Plus, it's tiny-a caliphate wouldn't be.
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Postby Novo Portugal » Wed Jun 23, 2021 11:18 am

Horrible idea.

Edit: at least that video matches the idea.
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Postby Sundiata » Wed Jun 23, 2021 11:48 am

The Saudis are already pretty influential.
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Postby The Blaatschapen » Wed Jun 23, 2021 11:53 am

Only for one reason:

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Postby Dollystana » Wed Jun 23, 2021 11:55 am

Only if it is limited to Mecca.
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Postby Zhan Dynasty » Wed Jun 23, 2021 11:58 am

If Muslims want one then okay, but the arguments made in the video are pretty poor. The idea that medieval Muslim societies treated minorities well is debateable, let alone meaningless in the discussion of a modern caliphate. I am sure you are well aware of how the last group that proclaimed a caliphate treated minorities.
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Postby The Islands of Versilia » Wed Jun 23, 2021 12:06 pm

Caliphates are pretty cringe and stinky lmao fuck that noise
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Postby The Islands of Versilia » Wed Jun 23, 2021 12:07 pm

Dollystana wrote:Only if it is limited to Mecca.


Only if it’s a Papal vassal 8)
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Postby Polish Prussian Commonwealth » Wed Jun 23, 2021 12:13 pm

Fuck that noise.

The Islands of Versilia wrote:
Dollystana wrote:Only if it is limited to Mecca.


Only if it’s a Papal vassal 8)


Based take.
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Postby Grave_n_idle » Wed Jun 23, 2021 12:18 pm

Ideal Britain wrote:I personally think there should be because I think a true caliphate is the best form of government possible since the death of the Seal of the Prophets (Peace be Upon Him).

Here’s a video on the subject:
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=sMhqbtJ02RI


Not gonna click on some random link, and your post contains no actual point or discussion.

Not gonna bother, thanks.
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Postby Takomah » Wed Jun 23, 2021 12:21 pm

Hmmm let me think ab..No.
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Postby Alcala-Cordel » Wed Jun 23, 2021 12:35 pm

No. Theocracies are cringe and bad.
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Postby The Archregimancy » Wed Jun 23, 2021 12:36 pm

Conservative Republic Of Huang wrote:Even beyond the religious component, every single attempt at Pan-Arab unity has been a massive disaster.


Every modern attempt at pan-Arab unity has been unsuccessful.

The Umayyads and Abbasids had their moments.

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Postby An Alan Smithee Nation » Wed Jun 23, 2021 12:41 pm

Is there any real difference between a Caliphate, a Khanate, and a Sheikhdom?
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Postby Zendonia » Wed Jun 23, 2021 12:46 pm

Only if I get to be Caliph. Sure I'm not Muslim - or religious for that matter - and I don't know any Arabic, but I bet I'd look awesome in a fez.

In all seriousness though, absolutely not.
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Postby Zendonia » Wed Jun 23, 2021 12:48 pm

Zhan Dynasty wrote:If Muslims want one then okay, but the arguments made in the video are pretty poor. The idea that medieval Muslim societies treated minorities well is debateable, let alone meaningless in the discussion of a modern caliphate. I am sure you are well aware of how the last group that proclaimed a caliphate treated minorities.

"Armenian Genocide? What Armenian Genocide?"
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