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An outstanding comment Jeff. A thought regarding the term "Islamophobia"

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Submitted by huck (United Kingdom), Apr 27, 2009 at 18:16

You use the term "Islamophobia", when "phobia" is by definition an unrealistic fear, while as you demonstrated so well - there are very real reasons for people to be scared. Perhaps a new term would be more appropriate?

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