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Submitted by John Harvey (United States), Dec 27, 2021 at 15:49

If Islam has been monomaniacal and humorless since 1800, I suggest that the cause is not ( at least directly) the west but Muḥammad ibn ʿAbd al-Wahhāb (1699-1792). I would welcome comments from those more knowledgeable about these things than I.

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You have my vote.

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