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It is not academic..

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Submitted by DONVAN (United States), Apr 3, 2007 at 10:32

The deconstruction of Islamism is not formulated to comport with anyone's thesis. It is the only practical way of effectively diminishing the destructive propagation of Islamism. Symbols matter, Bin Laden and his fellow cultists believed. The destruction and chaos commited under the "Sword of Muhammed ", and the dissolution of entire peoples under Islam's banner is sufficient justification to seek its demise as a political force. Obviously if one is commited to the propagation of the belief system for whatever reason, then the preservation if Islam is the priority. Muhammedism will dimminish by the deconstruction of the symbols of the cult.

Monitoring of the rabid teaching by self appointed preachers has been ineffective. The closure of mosques and the strict regulation of Muslim schools is required. Foremost is the reality that Muslims have no rights as Muslims, any more than any other citizen. The notion that religious ritual may be practiced at will in the public space is in error. You cannot stop traffic by praying in the road, you cannot disturb the peace.

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