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What about Islamic terrorists?

Reader comment on item: Are Muslims Fatalists?

Submitted by Anon (United States), Sep 27, 2015 at 17:53

Professor Pipes shows once again that he is a profoundly deep scholar of the Middle East with this excellent and well researched article. I had a question though: why is it that Islamic terrorists of the Al Qaeda/OBL/ISIS kind not given in to this fatalism? Their actions seem more of the "God helps those who help themselves" category than fatalism.


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Daniel Pipes replies:

The article contains a section on "Muslim Activism" that presents many other examples besides yours.

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