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Weakness in Retaliation that Does Not Have Enough Justification - Validation of Fatwa Serving Selfish Purposes

Reader comment on item: Salman Rushdie Was Never Safe
in response to reader comment: Retaliation Is Needed

Submitted by M Tovey (United States), Aug 21, 2022 at 15:03

That it took thirty three years for a child of Islamic influences to summon the visceral motivation that an aging Islamic intellectual could not bring about himself in his ordering a criminal hit against an opposing opinion regarding religion seems to be a weak argument to call for retaliation. What does that accomplish except to give an artificial validation of a premise that is centuries in the making, but has little chance of ever claiming truth.


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