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Islamophobia vs. Fear of Islamist Violence

Reader comment on item: Responding to the Islamist Threat

Submitted by Mark Walker (Canada), Jan 29, 2016 at 14:21

Given that phobia is a psychological term for an "irrational" fear, I would rather not be described as suffering from one. However, fear is a rational response to a movement dedicated to the destruction of Western civilization.

Would people have been described as Naziphobic because they feared the Nazi regime in the 1930s?


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