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Submitted by Philip Platcow (United States), Jun 7, 2002 at 00:37

I believe that Mr. Pipes did his usually good job of revealing the fables that the Dr. Hathout and the young man at Harvard are attempting to perpetrate. Perhaps jihad does have those other meanings, but we should not allow some sugar-coating legitamization of what most people (and I mean Muslims) actually believe. His speech belongs in a coffee house or some book signing, or some small college meeting. it does not belong as a commencement speech at a major university, especially an American university. I am disgusted. Well spoken, Dr. Pipes.
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