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To Infidel: Cheap and dishonest insinuation

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Submitted by Bader S (United Arab Emirates), Mar 12, 2006 at 17:32

The thrust of my argument in reply to Haley was to point out that his statement "The Qur'an is your pattern", implying, by reason of the context of what he was writing, that Muslims are "irreparably" damaged because they read and believe in the Quran, thus leading them to commit violence, is wrong.

My argument centered on a comparison between the number of Muslims that commit terrorist acts, and the number of Muslims that do not commit terrorist act. When these figures are considered objectively and rationaly, one can clearly see that what was implied by Haley lacks strong empirical evidence.

Now you took upon yourself, Infidel, to consider the consequences of these terrorist attacks -- something that was not even part of the original argument.

You, Infidel, wrote, "So what is the big deal about 19 Muslims killing 3000 Americans on Sept 11 and causing 100 billion dollars in property damage? "

No opponent of the numerous "Muslimphobes" (to use the term created by Dr. Pipes) in this forum has belittled the human loss that has been caused by terror attacks. I, for one, have not written any word that in any way attempted to coldly minimize the significance of the loss of lives caused by terror attacks.

So for you to insinuate that I belittle the deaths of innocent people is cheap and dishonest. Furthermore, dishonest insinuation is a typical behavior of people who want to lead others away from the light and the truth of empirical evidence thereby keeping them in dark ignorance.

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