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Submitted by J.Shearer (United Kingdom), Nov 4, 2002 at 08:18

The 'young American Muslim' stresses that he loves the US. But I wonder in what form. The main fear that we in the West have is that Muslim immigrants or descendents of these, wish to destroy secular democracy and replace it with the sharia. If they are good Muslims, the Quran leaves them no choice in this matter.

This feeling is reinforced by noting, that nowhere in his letter, does he give unequivocal support to the principles that guide the West and in particular, the American constitution, which more than any document, reflects its ideals.
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