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Moderates are a big part of the problem.

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Submitted by Canto28 (United States), Sep 7, 2010 at 12:37

I don't see how it makes sense to declare "moderate" Muslims as the solution to the real problem of the Islamist. "Moderate" Muslims provide cover for the active militants both by harboring them in their communities (remember results of the polls) or by leading the infidel to believe that Islam is really acceptable in the West and it is just the Islam-highjacking extremists who cause the problems.

Furthermore, the moderates will lose any debate with whom you call the Islamist since the evil texts are there, in the Quran and the hadiths.

Furthermore "moderates" read the same Quran as the extremists and the phenomenon of sudden jihad syndrome is real, has happened and in fact most of the recent would be suicide terrorists were once "moderate", or would have been described so.

When you think of it, there is just no excuse for an intelligent, educated person living in the West being a true believing Muslim. The religion is too medieval & absurd, especially in view of the life of Muhammad who was not only a brutal fraud but an obvious fraud, as no doubt was recognized at the time – he just had his critics assassinated while he spreads the loot. Hence, one has to seriously doubt the moral character of any educated "moderate" Muslim.

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