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Reader comment on item: What Do Terrorists Want? [A Caliphate and Shari'a]
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Submitted by Daisy (United States), Aug 1, 2005 at 18:48

This to a Moderate:
Do you think it's acceptable that other's take your bullets for the sake of Islam?
Whose religion is it that we keep hearing has been hi-jacked?

Why on earth should the rest of us return your religion to you whole, when even the "Moderate" among you condemn our efforts to do so (and this simultaneous with insisting that there is nothing at all wrong with the current state of affairs in the land of Islam)?
Please think carefully . .. many of us have loved ones defending freedom (with their lives) in Iraq and Afghanistan. Defending freedom that has been attacked by the very same people you are afraid to stand up to. You who have the clout that only those belonging to the religion can possibly have. The freedom that is being brought to Muslims includes the vital one of free religious expression and freedom of speech .

And to Ali:
What does Islam, this perfectly perfect plan for everyone in the world, have in mind for counteracting the actions and effects of the ill mannered men you mention; men who, nevertheless are such fervent practitioners of Islam? And please, do explain how this perfectly perfect plan has produced such abominable behavior with neither acknowledgments or correctives of this awful behavior? And why is it that all places dominated by Islam are socially degraded to the point of predictable tyranny? Is it simply a coincidence? Or is it that the war-lord tyrants (including the so-called 'royals') and imams have divvied up the spoils of the social destruction they've brought about -...
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