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"mild" or "militant" verses of the Koran

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Submitted by Ed Schubert (United States), Aug 17, 2002 at 18:31

Dear Mr. Pipes,

It seems to me that the essential difference between the Judeo-Christian tradition and Islam is that the former is rooted in moral law, exemplified by the Ten Commandments, while Muslims may pick and choose between the "mild" or "militant" verses of the Koran.

The moral flaw of Islam became obvious on 911 -- a date that I suspect will also mark the beginning of Islam's decline.
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