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How will we ever know a moderate Muslim from a radical?

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Submitted by Susan Browne (United States), Oct 20, 2008 at 11:30

Dear Zentrist

Western Civilization was founded upon the 10 commandments. Of them - Thou shalt not bear false witness, seems to make human dialog a meaningful effort. Islam holds that to lie when faced with the possibility of harm: physical, emotional or to save face is a righteous. This law in Islam is called. al - Taqiyya.

This is the foundation of all reasonable dialog between the West and Islam. They don't believe in being honest.

Many Westerners practice this philosophy informally as well. Time and experience has taught me to live by the Iron Rule - "Your actions speak so loud, I can't hear a word you say." It is a great protection I think would serve us all well.

Ahmadinejad is providing weapons to the enemies of the USA and Israel. He has promised to annihilate Israel when he can and to come after Israels' alies next. Does one pretty speach in the UN really change your mind about his intentions?

Al-Taqiyya is one of their commandents. May we all open our eyes, close our ears and save our world.

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