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The answer lies elsewhere

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Submitted by Hrishi (India), Sep 15, 2007 at 02:40

The answer to fundamentalist Islam cannot lie in offering a different variety of belief e.g. fundamentalist Christianity - even at the level of verbal hatred. We will need to go beyond fundamenatlist-literal beliefs of historical/mythological events and the directives perceived to arising from them. Democracy is really the target of Islamism and we need to establish this more soundly wherever threatened.

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