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Cause of the Muslim predicament

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Submitted by Amir (United States), Feb 19, 2006 at 00:28

"Big majority of muslims have no clue that Mohammed"

Yeah, sure .. Muslims have no clue about Muhammad but only anti-Islamic bigots do, right? Many Muslims know a great deal about their religion. Some Muslims are scholars with PhDs in Islamic studies; they speak the language of original sources, and know everything about the topic. Your claim is baseless. The fact is that most anti-Islamic bigots know nothing about Islam other than what they have read on anti-Islamic Internet websites. That's like a neo-Nazi telling Jews (and Jewish scholars) that they know nothing about their own religion Judaism but he knows it because he has been to anti-Semitic web sites (who also quote lots of selectively chosen passages from Torah and Talmud).
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