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Not only Muslims

Reader comment on item: How to End Terrorism:

Submitted by Eldad J. Pardo (Israel), Dec 10, 2006 at 11:03

As regards:

"In contrast, only Muslims can undertake the second step, the formulation and spread of an Islam that is modern, moderate, democratic, liberal, good-neighborly, humane, and respectful of women"

Not only Muslims. If Islam is bound to rule the world, then all of us have a say in what is Islam. If Islam is bound to be accommodating -- all the more so. Also, "Muslim" means she or he who gives their soul to God. This definition includes all God-fearing people as well as all truth seekers (giving their souls to al-Haqq, the truth), namely decent and caring seculars as well.

Islam, as a universal faith, is not the property of this or that interpretation, school or faith. The Quran and all others things Islam are free for all to read, understand and discuss.


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