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View Poll Results: Where would you rather live for the rest of your life?
Lowest-middle-income Christian Countries 19 59.38%
High/Upper-middle-income Islamic Countries 13 40.63%
Voters: 32. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 04-15-2014, 06:59 PM
 
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The second list has more likely candidates. I'd rather live in Malaysia than any of the others on the list. Those who've been to Malaysia will realise how first world it can be in parts.
I agree and would choose Malaysia out of the rest of them.
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Old 08-06-2014, 03:23 AM
 
Location: Sydney, Australia
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By choice, Armenia, because my ethnicity is close to theirs. We are traditionally similar, even though I'm not a believer.

Turkey is rather liberal for a Muslim country - I also wouldn't mind it. Lebanon is not that bad too (got relatives there). Moldova seems more accepting of the 'gay scene' out of the bunch, so I'm guessing I'd be fine there too.

Hard poll really. But a good one, nonetheless.
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Old 08-06-2014, 06:28 AM
 
Location: Jakarta, Indonesia
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Is Malaysia a Muslim country?
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Yes. Some parts of Malaysie even use the Arabic alphabet to write their language.
Yes its an Islamic nation, Muslims population are favored there and is strictly forbidden to do lots of things, Chinese and Indians are less supported by the gov't but can do lots of things they want as long it doesn't involve threatening Islam religion. So your life wouldn't pretty much get affected by the law, its ok for foreigner to live but alcohol is expensive.

It's the Malay-Bumputra special treatment policy that truly disgust me, and they won't consider their orang Asli (real inhabbitant) true Malay unless they converted to Islam.
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Old 08-06-2014, 07:07 AM
 
Location: Fortaleza, Brazil
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Since I have to choose one of those options, then I choose some coastal place in Guatemala, Honduras, or Nicaragua, please...
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Old 08-06-2014, 07:24 AM
 
Location: Fortaleza, Brazil
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Since I have to choose one of those options, then I choose some coastal place in Guatemala, Honduras, or Nicaragua, please...
After some research, I decided for the city of La Ceiba, in Honduras, as the place for my forced exile.

But if the OP doesn't mind, I prefer to stay in Brazil
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Old 08-07-2014, 08:44 AM
 
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Definitely in a rich Islamic country. You don't want to starve everyday or make around $1/day!
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Old 08-07-2014, 08:53 AM
 
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Where would you rather live+travel for the rest of your life?....
I don't know whether this was on purpose, but work was left out. If I were in a position to just live (and not have to work) and travel freely; then several from both categories would be on my imaginary list. But since I've already chosen to leave one country to live in another, and am pretty long in the tooth at this point, I'll sit this game out.
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Old 08-28-2014, 01:31 PM
 
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If I was employed and getting paid well in the local currency, it'd be the rich Islamic countries. For retirement it'd be the poor Christian. With a gun to my head I'd still go with the Islamic for the higher quality of life, assuming I'm getting paid a living wage. Though I would avoid a few of those countries.

BTW, Lebanon may be an Arab country, but you can't call it Muslim. Yes Muslims weigh in at 54% but that's pretty much even split between Sunni and Shia so it balances out. About 40% Christian, of various dominations, mostly Maronite, but they don't have the blood shedding hate for each other. ANd they keep power balanced where the President has to be Maronite Christian, PM Sunni, and Speaker Shia.
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