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Islamic anger

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Submitted by Ted (United States), Jun 29, 2010 at 14:16

Dear Dr Pipes, the universal Islamic anger against muslims and non-muslims can be a natural and unavoidable outcome of the Islamic thought and policy. If you must defend a principle under all circumstances, sooner or later a situation will come when reason gives way to force. For example, for every 1000 women who accept the hijab as a sign of dignity, one will revolt against it as a mark of subjugation. And worse -- if every man is allowed to be Allah's vigilante soldier -- for every one thousand men who are willing to ignore this revolting woman, one will be willing to kill. And the cycle of violence will start and repeat.

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