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Allah's "helpers" wouldn't allow it

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Submitted by Michael S (United States), Sep 14, 2016 at 15:32

Hi, Fragonard

I tend to agree with Dr. Pipes. There ARE Muslims willing to stick their necks out and criticize Muhammed. Salman Rushdie very obliquely did this in his fictional "Satanic Verses",

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Satanic_Verses

but it led to his becoming the victim of an Islamic "fatwa" and having to live in constant fear for his life. Ironically, reactions like this are due to unbelief: If the Muslims actually trusted in Allah, they wouldn't feel so compelled to "help him along" by killing naysayers.

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