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Okay, I thought about it a little, as you asked

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Submitted by James (United States), Mar 4, 2007 at 23:13

And the reason that Muslims and terrorism are so inextricably linked in many people's minds is not because Muslims, Jews, Christians commit some crimes but because Muslims commit an enormously disproprotionate number of violent crimes throughout the world.

Whether you're looking at rape in Sweden, genocide in Africa, suicide bombing in Pakistan, or the stoning of 16 year olds in Iran you quickly see where the problem lies. Not to say, of course, that Muslims are all violent or criminal. Simply showing the facts - interpret as you like.

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