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Reader comment on item: How the Cartoon Protests Harm Muslims [by Leading to a Separation of Civilizations]
in response to reader comment: Cartoon Protests Cause Islamophobia

Submitted by Sidda (United States), Feb 14, 2006 at 14:48

Gabriel, many misunderstand the true meaning of "Islamophobia." They think it means hatred of Islam. What it really does mean is irrational fear of Islam. Now, given the events all around the world today, the terrorism committed in the name of Islam, the beheadings, blowing up of buses, subways, trains, and now the latest violent reaction to the cartoons, are people who fear Islam on some level irrational (Islamophobic)?

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