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Is whole community to be blamed for acts

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Submitted by Vinodgupt (United States), Feb 18, 2010 at 09:58

Yes, if the ideology of the community from which a member committed a certain act is in conformance with the motives and actions of the act, yes the whole shares some blame? Why did Malik Hassan kill his associates? Did he have any personal vendetta against them other than they were not Muslims? No. He killed them in the name of Islam. If the ideology of New York called for killing all non-New Yorkers, and someone killed some non-New Yorkers, the New York ideology is to share the blame and responsibility.

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