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Islamists in Moderate Clothing?

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Submitted by linda (United States), May 12, 2007 at 20:10

I've been thinking about this. Is it possible that moderate is more dangerous in the long run than extremist? The extremist gets negative attention and condemnation. The moderate brings greater acceptance of Islam and the umma. As that acceptance makes us feel warm and fuzzy and happy with each other, there's momentum building for something very, very terrible around the corner -- the Islamist in moderate clothing. It'll be too late to stop it by then. So what to do when you're wary of moderates too? It's so complicated.

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