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Fear of Islam

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Submitted by Steinberg (United States), Jul 30, 2003 at 03:03


It's good to know that there are a lot of Muslims out there who resent the peer pressure put on them by their extremist cousins.
The media and government should give these people a lot more airtime rather than focusing almost totally on the islamo FASCIST minority.
Why?
because in the end it is those moderates who will ultimately deal with ther own and we should give them every encouragement to do so.
Organisations like CAIR will then be consumed from within
There is little doubt that these extremists have hijacked Islam from the normal decent majority.
In nazi germany FEAR was the principle weapon used to indoctrinate an already antisemeitc population in accepting and participating in the "Final Solution".
We must not let "fear" of Islam do the same to us.
After all fear of Communism almost caused a nuclear holocaust.
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