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Academic difference, no?

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Submitted by sara (United States), Jun 2, 2012 at 18:23

Whether you argue that the issue is Muslims who are 'misinterpreting' Islam, or whether you believe that it is Islam itself that dictates these behaviors, the difference is really just academic, isn't it? Really, can you explain what difference it makes as translated into reality and consequences if the Jihadists believe in a perverted Islam or in your Islam? Is this discussion really all about trying to do dawah and preach the glory of Islam and defense of any criticism?

Is that not the crux of the problem right there, the refusal to be accountable and recognize that there is a serious problem here that moderate or differently interpreting Muslims should be speaking out against...?

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