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Submitted by Kevin Bauer (United States), Aug 2, 2006 at 00:22

I don't know what state or city of the United States you grew up in but I'm quite sure that while our government is by no means perfect, its intentions (our intentions) are not to blatantly obliterate millions of human lives simply for not being born under a particular national origin (Arab) and religion (Islam).

Whereas the aims of America and other westernized societies might include the spread of democracy and capitalism for better or worse, the aims of Islam fundamentalists is to destroy the "infidels", that is, anyone who is not an Arab Muslim (I'm guessing this includes you too). If you are a citizen of the United States or some other democratically based society you would do better not to take your freedoms for granted.

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