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Reader comment on item: The Evil Isn't Islam

Submitted by Greg Ofiesh (United States), Jul 31, 2002 at 03:49

It is difficult to think that Islam can be made into a peaceful religion when Muslims through out the world are jumping and dancing in their streets the day the towers fell, and shouting "Allah is Great!" Okay, perhaps Islam itself can change- in time. But is it relevent to discuss this "possibility"?

The reality today is that Islam is the basis for the Great Jihad- the third World War today. And the danger of saying, "Islam is not to blame" is already being seen in polls where Americans are under the impression that men of Middle Eastern descent are our enemies.

There are many Americans of Middle Eastern descent who are not Muslim that are patriots, not our enemy. Yet, they will be considered the enemy by those who are not told the truth, while Persian, Pakistani, and Chinese Muslims living our country walk free to destroy America.

That is where this will lead- to confusion of who our real enemy is today. And your argument is too hypothetical to make such a conclusion for today's situation.

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