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Submitted by DONVAN (United States), Apr 19, 2007 at 09:58

"Muhammedism" or "Mohammedism" is not the issue. All "Muslims" follow the acts and example of the ...salesman Muhammed (or Mohammed), whom they perceive as a prophet or messenger. Therefore the proper and correct term is not "Muslim" or "Islamic" since these terms are undefineable. Muhammed is the unifying myth, hence the term Muhammedian. While it may run the risk of offending his followers, it is a more accurate reflection of the motivating mythology and is therefor not a "Malpropism" I trust this clears your confusion.

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