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Isn't it also an opportunity for Muslims?

Reader comment on item: Stop the NYC Madrassa
in response to reader comment: Even President Bush is praising Islamic Centers and Madrassas

Submitted by Jeff (United States), Aug 28, 2007 at 20:54

Islamic voice, won't it also be an opportunity for Muslim communities to demonstrate to America their interest in respectful dialogue and continued friendship? Or is it really all up to America, as you claim? (It always is, isn't it?)

Respectful dialogue does not include dancing in the streets to celebrate mass murder committed by a "tiny minority."

Respectful dialogue does not include rioting.

Regarding the First Amendment, might this not also be an opportunity for the leaders of Muslim communities, such as Saudi Arabia, to commit not to impose their spiritual vision on others? Or is the First Amendment something only worth having in dar al harb, useful only to help make it someday part of dar al Islam?


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