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

Submitted by Charles Stewart (Canada), Feb 8, 2006 at 14:29

Daniel, you say "It certainly feels like a clash of civilizations. But it is not.", and then go on to say, in effect, "We've seen this before. Cooler heads will prevail." ... If there are cool Muslim heads out there, where have they been for the last 1,400 years? Muslims have been killing, burning, raping, and pillaging for 1,400 years and they're still doing it. The cartoons proved a point. They told the truth.

The Germans and Japanese don't go around making war anymore. They changed. For 1,400 years Muslims have not changed. Their reaction to the cartoons proves it. They've been clashing with civilization for all this time. What's different this time?

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