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Response to commenter "A (keen) Student of Islam"

Reader comment on item: [The Search for Moderate Islam:] A Reply to Lawrence Auster
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Submitted by Bob (United States), Mar 26, 2005 at 17:03

That was quite a dissertation in defense of the perfection of Islam and disgust with all other faiths. In essence, the conclusion of your presentation indicates that even the perception of world peace cannot be tolerated by Islam unless Islam is the only faith in the world.

This therefore allows wanton murder, barbarism, deceit, and hatred in the name of Allah using the Quran as justification to commit any atrocity imagined anywhere in the world.

You cite Christian evangalism is no different than Islamic evangelism. You overlook the fact that Christian evangelism emerged from the dark ages where-as Islam, as you present it, is still there and perhaps never will emerge.

You are correct. Under the circumsatances you presented, there is no such thing as Moderate Islam.

Thankfully, there are many Islamic people that want to have world peace and believe that they can still be true to Islam.
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