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For some, "Islamist" = "Muslim"

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Submitted by Solomon2 (United States), Mar 6, 2009 at 11:33

As one Pakistani implies here. So there is some sense to the directive. On the other hand, there is a problem with picking the correct vocabulary, if only because some Muslims have proved very fond of changing the definition of words with the purpose of changing the meaning of the message from what the speaker/writer meant to something else entirely. I am not sure how to deal with this problem - defining one's terms doesn't work, because one can be quoted without the definition included.

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