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Is it feasible?

Reader comment on item: [The Search for Moderate Islam:] A Reply to Lawrence Auster
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Submitted by John (United States), Feb 2, 2005 at 01:26

Has despair made us so despondent that we would give up on 1 billion people? They are intelligent people just like you and me. Just like us they succumb to despair and give up hope.

Now think about who wins when people give up hope. Humanity's enemy is militant Islam, no matter what religion...and despair is an Islamist's most powerful weapon.

We are standing at the edge of a potential turning point in the war against terror. Although al Qaeda has had a hand in attacking Shiites in Pakistan they have never publicly declared war on them. Now they are throwing away their claim as the defender of Islam right before our eyes.

So will you cling to cold war hostility when victory for the whole human race is near? Defeat of militant Islam will bring security to the people of Iraq, Palestine, Afghanistan, Israel, the US and the whole world.

It is worth fighting for and it sure is worth reaching out the hand of brotherhood to accomplish the same.
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