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Huge difference??

Reader comment on item: Terror & Denial [by Hadayat at LAX]
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Submitted by Erica (United States), Sep 8, 2007 at 11:43

To Sy..

"there is a huge difference between a muslim and a terrorist. If you actually learn what the Quran says, or actually research their teachings you`ll see that islam outlaws violence, except that which upholds the name of the religion. The terrorists are IDIOTS because they believe that in killing innocent people, they are killing in the way of God."

Your statement indicates Islam outlaws violence "except" that which upholds the name of "the religion". There is a difference between innocent people and terrorists. It's a little gray when it comes to Muslims and terrorists and, IMO, your statement above has but made it even more gray.

You are saying these idiots are killing innocent people because they believe it is in the way of God. That is killing to uphold "the religion", which is the "exception" that you've just made.

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