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I hope we pull through

Reader comment on item: [The Need to Name and] Know Thy Terrorists

Submitted by J.Shearer (United Kingdom), Nov 23, 2002 at 16:57

Dave Curran's letter is full of fear for the future and I along with him, fear for the future of our civilization. A civilization that places the individual, rather then the collective, at its centre. Even now, freedom of speech, which we value so highly, has been compromised by threats from Islamists and even worse, the insiduous fear of future threats, which effectively muzzles free speech and debate.

Daniel Pipes is indeed very brave but to an extent he is protected by his fame, but the rest of us have effectively been muzzled.

We have willingly imported into our home a fatal virus for which there is no cure.
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