Austria’s Islamic kindergartens help create ‘parallel societies’: study

A debate is raging in Austria after a study suggested that Islamic kindergartens in Vienna were helping to create “parallel societies” or even produce the dangerous homegrown radicals of the future.

According to its author, Ednan Aslan, a Turkish-born Austrian professor at Vienna University, some 10,000 children aged two to six attend around 150 Muslim preschools, teaching the Koran much like Christian ones do with Bible studies.

At least a quarter are backed by groups propagating arch conservative strains of Islam like Salafism, or organizations that see religion not just as a private matter but integral to politics and society, Aslan believes.

h/t Marvin

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  • Achmed

    We have been forced to have our own schools and “parallel societies” in racist wester countries and that will continue until there is peace in the land because all is Islam.

    • Tooth&Claw

      The only peace Islam offers is that of the grave.

  • DavidinNorthBurnaby

    And in Canerduh …?