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Reader comment on item: Bush Declares War on Radical Islam
in response to reader comment: Religion of Bin Laden and his Ilk is Islam

Submitted by orange yonason (United States), Oct 12, 2005 at 12:14


Judaism, Islam and Christianity have mechanisms for excluding those who deviate from core doctrine.

The fact that the terrorists have never been ex-communicated by their "peaceful" bretheren should be enough to convince us that the most violent are just the far end of a continuous and unbroken ideological spectrum.

The difference between the violent and the "peaceful" is then only in their level of commitment to that ideology, not in their belief in it's validity.

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