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Have I ever heard a Muslim blame Islam for anything?

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Submitted by Kepha Hor (United States), Nov 3, 2011 at 21:43

Have I ever heard a Muslim blame Islam for anything? No, I never have (except for some who ceased being such).

But I've never heard a Marxist admit to wrongdoing either (except for some who had ceased being such). Bring up 169,000,000 done in in peacetime by lao gai, gulag, or man-made famine, or purge for skepticism towards Marx, or failure to deliver the "unheralded productive forces" promised, and you hear it all blamed on Russian or Chinese "backwardness" (something I read in Isaac Deutscher) by the selfsame people who always blame the rest of us for being racist.

Now, you may never have met ex-Muslims, but I have. And, as a matter of curiosity, was your Turkish Communist friend willing to give up everything as far west as Erzerum and beyond to Armenia, or sponsor Assyrian independence in the southeastern corner of Anatolia (Mardin to Hakkari)?

And, I don't throw up my hands in helplessness. I will fight for America if I must. But, it might be wise to choose our fights a little more carefully. Do I really have to choose sides if the Iranian mullahs are killing off the Mojahed-i-Kark and the Mojahed-i-Kark assassinate Iranian mullahs?

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