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Response to Sarah

Reader comment on item: [Pew Poll on] How Muslims Think
in response to reader comment: The media distorts Islam

Submitted by LDC (United States), Jun 28, 2006 at 15:39

You write, "The name "Islamic" Terrorism itself is hurtful and unfair." You're so right, Ms. Thompson.

So let's call the otherwise addressed "Islamic Terrorists" this:

"Typically, Muslim young men of a Middle Eastern background (though not always), or, those who feel sympathy with same, who feel offended by some alleged act perpetrated by the West against them, or against those with whom they sympathize, and who, consequently, in the explicit name of their interpretation of the Islamic faith, visit extreme violence (as in murder and maiming by bombing, beheading, shooting, etc) against anyone (men, women and children of various ages) they identify as having an affiliation with those who have, in their mind, offended them." For short.

Hope that's not too hurtful and unfair, cause, gee, we don't want to hurt anyone's feelings.

Submitting....

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