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Submitted by R Sheldon (United States), Sep 5, 2007 at 12:05

There are 5 billion people that are not Muslim, and they wonder about the unexplainable silence of those in Islam that profess their faith quietly, and do little or nothing at all in response to the cruel barbarism of the Terrorists who supposedly have hi-jacked the faith. Although Muslims have a peaceful view of their religion and its precepts, their personal perception is not reaching the rest of the world. There are not hundreds that have twisted the Islamic faith, but many, many thousands, if not millions. Leaving terrorism aside, Islamic States, such as Iran, seek to force Islamic values on its peoples, which in turn creates an atmosphere of repression and lost freedoms, instead of a utopian Islamic society. My question is; why do educated Muslims leave their home countries? Are they colonizing, or do they see no future among their brothers? I am glad this person loves his religion. I hope he chooses to fight for his religion, and not against everyone else that does not share his feelings. SR

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