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Submitted by Concerned (United States), Nov 17, 2009 at 18:11

Take a look at Safi's new book just released, Memories of Muhammad: Why the Prophet Matters. I was reading the introduction through the free preview on Amazon's site. I found the second paragraph on page 4 to be especially telling of his way of "labeling" the opposition.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0061231347/ref=olp_product_details?ie=UTF8&me=&seller=

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Daniel Pipes replies:

Thank you for pointing this out. And I note that he feels compelled to call me names in it. How edifying. As is well known, if you can't win an argument, call out the insults.

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