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Old November 16th, 2015, 02:04 PM
Asher Kelman Asher Kelman is offline
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Originally Posted by James Lemon View Post
"ISIS may be a perversion of Islam, but Islamic it is" Is it important for me to acknowledge this distinction? Does it matter in the overall scheme of things, is it important for me and others to know this? Would it be dangerous to just ignore this or is it just a futile debate?

There is no such debate possible, if we start with respect individual freedoms as a given.

That attack on France was an attack on principles of freedom of to and from religion. So not differentiating between murderous sects and the vast majority of believers would fundamentally erode out own hard won principles of freedom of thought.

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