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The point is whether Islam can be reasonably criticized without violent retribution

Reader comment on item: A Muhammad Cartoon a Day
in response to reader comment: Talk the Talk, but can you back it up

Submitted by Prashant (United States), Sep 24, 2012 at 01:25

Dear Dr Pipes,

Your point of one-muhammad-cartoon-a-day, if I understand it right, is rhetorical. The main point is whether the world can critically examine past and present practices of Islam without being intimidated.

A lot of us believe that the current expansion and preservation of Islam is by the use of violent force and intimidation. And, this must change. Toward that goal one muhammad-cartoon-a-day or one scholarly-paper-per-month are both equivalent goals.


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