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no need to be a barbarian

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Submitted by joe (United States), Jul 29, 2006 at 17:19

Dear Mona,

You seem like an intelligent and frustrated person. Content with your "correct view of the world" and frustrated at others, let's assume the infidels.

I am an infidel, but I admire many arabs who are neither stupid nor barbaric. They have freed themselves from the confines of Arab and Islamic thought. They have become enlightened.

I challenge you, if you are not lazy, to explore the thoughts of enlightened arabs such as:

Brigette Gabriel of Lebannon, Wafa Sultan of Syria, Walid Shoebat of Jordan, Ibn Warraq, Ali Sina, Bat Yeor, and there are many others.

There is no good reason to be stupid or barbaric.

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