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'Make the point more deftly', Sigmund?

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Submitted by sara (United States), Sep 13, 2012 at 18:39

Pray tell, how would you envision anyone ' making the point more deftly' in a manner that would encourage dialogue and progress?

In my wildest imagination I cannot think of a film that could be made that was in the least bit critical of Islam that would not result in crazed responses, burning riots and murder of innocents. I thought that the film Fitna did a good job of making the argument to abrogate the worst verses, but that didn't go over too well, did it?

If you can think of a way to get around the absolute unchanging fact that Muslims will accept zero criticism of Islam or the Quran and will maintain that it must remain unchanged forever (in fact they use changing as a slur against the Bible), then I would love to hear about it.

If you can accept that this is a tremendous insurmountable obstacle to ever having dialogue or understanding, then we can start to discuss what can be done from there.

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