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Different kinds of Muslims

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Submitted by A. Ahmed (United States), Jul 3, 2002 at 13:23

I have an opinion on the comment by "Channa". What she says is right, but applicable only to militant/extremist Muslims who perhaps dream of making the whole world Muslims. The majority have just Muslim names, and in beliefs vary from non-believers to doubters (who question many beliefs), especially the educated ones in the western countries. They don't grow beards or wear scarves or go to mosques regularly. The education/enlightenment through internet is distancing many from religious beliefs altogether let alone trying to convert every one to Islam. Mr Pipes refers the latter group as moderates, who are opposed to the militants/extremists ideology.
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