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To define and separate good Muslims from Bad is the responsibility of Muslims

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Submitted by Prashant, May 25, 2017 at 00:01

Dear Dr Pipes,

One day after President Trumps truthful speech about Islam in KSA, our planet was appropriately rewarded by a committed Muslim in Londan. 21 of us were killed (plus the committed Muslim himself). While we were so promptly punished we are debating whether Shia's are worse of Sunnis are. We are debating if Salafis are worse of Ahmadis. How can we tell? They all respond to the same prayers, I have never heard any of them say a world in support of Israel, I have never heard any one of them seeing any truth in what, for example, Ayaan Hirsi Ali says. None of them ever says that secular democracy is required in any part of the Islamic world. None of them says that rights of minorities must be protected in all Islamic countries. And all of them apologize for Islam.

By their words and deed they are indistinguishable from each other. So why should we do the favor to them to distinguishing bad from the good. Let them do it. Some of them should get up, go the city square, and burn a candle for the dead of London. Some of them should stand up for democracy. And if a lot of them do so, we will know who is good and who is not.

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