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A pox on both ideas

Reader comment on item: Radical Islam as Its Own Antidote[, Argues Reuel Gerecht]

Submitted by ron thompson (United States), Jun 27, 2005 at 20:57

I have to smile.
A pox on BOTH ideas - both Radical islam "as its own antidote" and 'Moderate' islam (whatever that is) are defeatist ideas.
Some elements of Western values are universal values - Democracy, Human Rights (including full equality for women), Rule of Law, Property Rights, Separation of Church and State (at least it used to be), - and should be defended as such unequivocally vs any claims of Islam, "moderate" or otherwise.

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