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Orange Yonason's "quote of the day" hits it on the nail

Reader comment on item: How the Cartoon Protests Harm Muslims [by Leading to a Separation of Civilizations]
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Submitted by Sadhasiv Thorat (United States), Feb 15, 2006 at 13:30

While they make a major stink about a non-Muslim offending them by producing a political cartoon of their (brigand) "prophet" (who is not recognised as such, nor always even respected, by non-Muslims)--and that for the "blasphemy" of producing an image of Mohamed at all (which could only be a "blasphemy" for a Muslim to do; they missed the point that the Danish paper's staff is almost cent-percent non-Muslim)--little attention is drawn to Islam's own internal issues:

sectarian violence (mostly between Sunni and Shia, but also Shia against Baha'i and Sunni against Qadiani) which dwarf the Northern Ireland troubles--as shown by the bazaar bombing in Hangu earlier this week

even the division of ancestry (voluntary convert ancestor vs. forced convert ancestor--if you think I'm joking, this was the precise excuse for Pakistan's "Operation Searchlight" in 1971 as verified by Robert Payne in his book Massacre)Especially as they have a record of more internal violence than experience of violence from external (all non-Muslim, combined) sources!
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