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in response to reader comment: How do you define a moderate Muslim?

Submitted by Ceen (United States), Sep 19, 2010 at 19:40

Islamist and moderate Muslim are invented terms. A Muslim is one who believes in Islam. A "moderate Muslim" is one who had not found motivation implement the violent side of what Islam teaches. Maybe some would not consider being any other religion because they could be killed for leaving Islam.

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