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Problem is Islam itself

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in response to reader comment: the problem is a 'version' of Islam or Islam itself?

Submitted by Jaladhi (United States), Feb 1, 2007 at 16:36

You wrote: "Why is Pipes saying that the problem is not Islam as a religion but radical, ideological Islam? Its a false distinction."

Good question!! The problem is Islam religion itself. There is only one Islam and it is all radical, if you want to assign any name to it. Muslims do not see their religion or its teachings from Quran as radical since its their religious duty to embrace it all without questioning any part of it. This false distinction between the Islam religion and ideology is perhaps created by the West.

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