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Submitted by John (United States), Mar 7, 2006 at 20:44

========Was Muhammed Ali's conversion to Islam motivated at least in part by opposition to the war in Viet Nam when facing the imminent prospect of being sent there?===

Could be.

You've raised an interesting point. There may be several reasons, other than what we know from Daniel Pipes. Poverty? Oppression? Discrimination? Bigotry? Bias? Intelligence of a person? Emotional instability? Guilt? Switching to Islam to have 72 virgins when you die? There may be several reasons, god knows what else.

John
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