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Why admit Muslims?

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Submitted by Gloria Stewart (United States), Feb 17, 2017 at 21:21

I did read the entire piece again, and my assertions still stand. Let us start with my last point first. Since Dr. Pipes' questions are geared to admitting only moderate Muslims, a Muslim who is moderate should have no trouble passing with flying colors and entering the U. S. Now let us suppose that some time after his entry he becomes radicalized. How can any entrance exam guard against a future event?
Also how can one be sure that a Muslim is moderate and not pragmatic. I would not be too optimistic about obtaining truth when dealing with people to whom deceit is a virtue.
Is there some reason why we should seek to allow the entrance of Muslims? Hindus and Buddhists, to cite two examples, have no problem integrating into the public square of Western nations, nor do they demand special treatment nor they claim victim status. There is nothing to be said for allowing Muslim entry and much to be said against it.

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