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What is the difference?

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Submitted by NTropy (United States), Oct 23, 2002 at 04:56

With all due respect to Steve Singleton, what difference is there "between militant, extremist Muslims and Islam, itself"? Where are the dissenters? Where is the resistance? Where is the moderate Muslim voice crying out to put a stop to the violence? Is it in the poor teeming masses? I don't think so. They will do what they are told. To do differently would be to call down punishment from the powers that be. No, I think the moderate voice of Islam is a phantom, a spectre, a myth. A Biblical quote says "Show me your faith without works and I will show you my faith by my works". I think it's beyond time for our "allies", those moderate voices, to DO something.
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