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You are right--there are moderate Muslims.

Reader comment on item: Americans Wake Up to Islamism
in response to reader comment: Moderate Islam

Submitted by Jason P (United States), Sep 13, 2010 at 11:33

There are moderate Muslims. A better phrase might be lax Muslims or nominal Muslims or even lapsed Muslims. Perhaps we can introduce such language as cafeteria Muslims, partial Muslims, or cultural Muslims.

A moderate Muslim is just one who just doesn't practice Islam or avoids the central martial aspects of this warrior creed. There are moderate Muslims but is there moderate Islam?


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