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Friedman's Flaw

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Submitted by Herb Weitz (United States), Oct 9, 2002 at 10:03

What Friedman fails to see is that from an islamo-a'rabid point of view, to be seduced away from jihad by "good living " is to stray from 'the path'...In fact, Shaitan uses riches and luxury to lead the believer from the true 'path'.....

Had he been "medrassahtized 'stead of ivyized, " he could not figure out how a good Arab can forsake the 'mission' for a Mercedes, air conditioning, tv, etc.
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