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Cartoons and "moderate" Muslims.

Reader comment on item: The Clash to End All Clashes?

Submitted by Kingsley Beattie (Canada), Feb 8, 2006 at 01:00

Given that a Muslim accepts the Koran as being the exact, eternal, unchangeable words of Allah; and given that the Koran does define Islamic civlization, I cannot understand why/how you argue that the conflict is not between "civilizations". In addition it would seem that the concept of a "moderate" Muslim is empty of meaning. Any person who does not accept the eternal validity of every word in the Koran is no more a Muslim, than a Unitarian is a Christian.
I suspect that your "moderate" could be more accurately describe as an apostate.

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