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Response to commenter Karim Mansoor

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Submitted by Peter J. Herz (United States), Feb 10, 2005 at 14:49

While I hold no candle for the religion of Islam, I think we would do well to listen to people like Karim Mansoor.

Those who question the secularist-positivist consensus now dominant in our society for any of a variety of reasons aren't necessarily violent. While the threat of Islamicist radicalism is real, so are the contributions of Muslim immigrants who tipped off the authorities to threats against the New York subway system a number of years back and threats by terrorist wannabes in Buffalo more recently.
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