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Reader comment on item: Bolstering Moderate Muslims
in response to reader comment: Our dear moderate muslim and his little pablum

Submitted by moderate Muslim (United States), Apr 24, 2007 at 17:38

I regret your use of the word infidel. Infidel is often used by radicals not well versed in English to describe all others. This is unfortunate. All people are our brothers and sisters in humanity, and no one should be attacked or slandered because they believe something different from something else.

Jews and Christians are afforded special respect because they are Ahlal Kitab, people of the book. They are mentioned in the Quran and worship the same God as Muslims. I would prefer people to stop using the word infidel when describing non Muslims


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