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Submitted by JACQUES HADIDA (United States), Dec 5, 2006 at 20:17

Thank you Mr Pipes for sharing with me this article.

I go along with the idea that it is not the terrorists we should go after but their IDEAS.

You mention Hasan el Bana. It was him in 1928 who said :

He speaks just like Amir Taheri

Another sad point that can hardly be erased it is HATRED for to me that is the ROOT of the problem. My very simple rationale to this came from my son who at the age of 10 told me:

I even wonder if being good (satisfying their demands) to them will change anything. We have seen how much Israel has given in the last 50 years and yet we are not any further.

Also as moderate as Islam can be, there is at the source the same ingredients that falsify the approach.

Since the word itself ISLAM means submission to God, how can you give this people a democracy and expect them to govern themselves. It is contrary to the faith.

They are born submissive to their king or dictator as the intermediary to God. No man can rule.

Only once we understand that can we make some progress.

We need to let them be.

I am pleased to have shared my views with you Mr Pipes




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