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Reader comment on item: The Clash to End All Clashes?
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Submitted by Paul Rinderle (United States), Feb 8, 2006 at 15:04

I am not personally criticizing but hope its taken as constructive Criticism.

I define "Spin" arguments as using a seemingly exact analogy to explain away a focused point ie today's Muslim behavior. Not Catholic behavior 15 centuries ago but Muslim behavior "TODAY"

For example Cain killed Abel and got away with it but that does not mean that all murderer's get to walk.
Two wrongs do not make a right.
John Wilkes Booth killed President Lincoln but Cain killing Abel is not pertinent to a Lincoln discussion.

This occurs on all talk shows. Its a great argumentative tactic and overall strategy to win a debate thus let discuss Catholic's or whoever , use up the time and never get at the problem of Muslim violence.

The TV host should never let this spin to occur or you end up discussing everything but the main topic and before you know it the shows over and nothing was accomplished.

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