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Smoking Out Islamists by Self-Selection

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Submitted by Martin J. Malliet (Belgium), Feb 24, 2017 at 06:35

The idea is to devise questions or actions that only islamists will be very reluctant to answer or to perform, whereas tolerant Muslims will so to speak offer themselves to answer them or to perform them, and thereby 'self-select'.

I'm not sufficiently familiar with islamism myself to make any suggestions. I just wanted to submit the idea to Daniel Pipes, because I have never seen it discussed elsewhere.

And I don't think it is a stupid idea. Because it has a solid foundation: the foundation that good faith can always be detected, because people of good faith have no problems at all with proving their good faith. It is bad faith that is difficult to detect. Except by elimination.

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