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Comparison between reactions is clear, as well as Jihadi insanity

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Submitted by steve radnic (United States), Apr 4, 2012 at 18:09

It is almost awe inspiring to note how the world reacts differently when a Muslim murders in the name of Islam as opposed to the extremely rare occurrence of a Jew murdering Muslims. We have heard these comparisons before. Every time one raises the fact that many terror attacks around the world are carried out by Muslims who embrace Jihadi ideology, they will come back with- well what about Timothy McVeigh? or What about Goldstein? Can they not see that one or two rarities is not the same as dozens every day for years and years?

And the worst is when the Jihadist (if he did not become a martyr) proclaims his religious motivation publicly in court, and he is still considered insane. The fact that these killers make it through courtrooms and get away with their murderous motives by claiming they are insane is beyond comprehension. How are they so convincing?

According to the article by Blumenfeld, this is happening due to the dearth of information put out by the media and law enforcement. It's true, if we do not hear that the perpetrator was a Muslim, then how are we to establish any connection or patterns? We are continuously deprived of the facts.

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