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Political immaturity?

Reader comment on item: Thoughts on Hamas' Ascendance
in response to reader comment: Whither Democracy

Submitted by Proud Cowboy (United States), Feb 4, 2006 at 15:15

I have seen you post over and over about political immaturity. You can no more assume a monolithic, politically immature American than you can assume a monolithic Muslim homicidal maniac "martyr." There are great vast differences, but to self-congratualatorily trumpet the awareness of the average Arab is the really overstate the education, intellect, and perception of the population in your benighted land. There is no "million dollar question." There are too many that must be answered.

1. What is it about the "religion" of the Muslim world that provides so many young people who will readily abandon all reason in order to accomplish the murder of a few helpless, harmless people.

2. (Fine, I will indulge you) why do they hate us? This answer I know. Those who explode themselves have been raised to hate, bottom line. Whether based on some perceived wrong, or on the teachings of the "prophet" they were raised to hate all those who are non-Muslim.

3. You speak of the biased media in America. However, there are many ready and willing to gloss over the crimes of Hamas, Al Qaeda et al. But, I am interested in your answer to "why they hate us?"

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