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Reader comment on item: Will Geert Wilders Show His Film on the Koran[, Fitna]?
in response to reader comment: Not proud of Their Religion?

Submitted by Rebecca Moulds (United States), Mar 30, 2008 at 19:36

I agree with you, most of the scenes in the film have been shown before, they are nothing new. It seems that the dividing line between radical Islam and moderate Islam is very difficult to define, that both "sides" at times, seem to blend into each other. The reason that there are riots over this film is that the radical elements are angry because they don't like their agenda being exposed and understood, and the silent minority, i.e. the moderates are desperately trying to rescue what remains of their religion, that is, what is good in their eyes about Islam.

Why this one particular religion has produced an off-shoot of such radicals and sometime terrorists, who use violence and tyranny to rule, is the unsolved question. If Muslims the world over wish to be known as a peace-loving religion, they have to stop the killings, the suicide bombings, the brainwashing of children. If they do not speak up and make a stand against radical Islam, then what are we to think?

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