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To Saladin- Harmless Fundamentalists

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Submitted by Vijay (United Kingdom), Jul 19, 2006 at 17:19

>Submitted by Saladin, Jul 18, 2006 at 23:50

>if you hear them talk, you can see that they speak the same language as any fundementalist: "everything is mentioned in the scriptures from spaceships to nuclear weapons...."

If any fundamentalist says everything is mentioned in the scriptures, they are quite stupid; but they are harmless.

A harmful fundamentalist is one who wishes to impose his ideas on the whole world by violent means; who shows time and again he is prepared to use violence, both legal and extra-legal on others. He is intolerant of any other point of view and he can justify his attitude by quoting his religious beliefs from his religious books.

A dangerous fundamentalist is one who inflicts violence on others in good conscience by referring to his religious creed

We are only concerned about malignant fundamentalists like Bin Laden rather than harmless ones.

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