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Right on the mark

Reader comment on item: Stephen Schwartz and the Center for Islamic Pluralism
in response to reader comment: In search of a moderate Muslim..

Submitted by Jaladhi (United States), Mar 19, 2007 at 18:18

Donvan, you wrote: "The individual Muslim may or may not choose to be fanatic, but it is well within the franchise of Islam to be fanatic. The reality of Muhammedian fanatics and the sheer numbers means all Muhammedians are suspect until proven otherwise."

I agree with your assessment of Muslims. All Islam and all Muslims are latent fanatics. It only needs a catalyst, such as a slogan "Islam is in trouble" and the fanaticism comes roaring out.

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