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Most Muslims can be swayed atainst Islamist totalitarianism

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Submitted by Montedoro (United States), Oct 8, 2008 at 01:50

Dr. Pipes, you end on what you believe to be a hopeful note: "Positively, it implies that most Muslims can be swayed against Islamist totalitarianism." Why is this positive? This makes as much sense as telling a person with a deadly inoperable cancerous brain tumor that most, perhaps the vast majority of, cells in his body are not cancerous. It may be true, but it is irrelevant.

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