The Failure of Moderate Muslims

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A Muslim chaplain at New York University, Khalid Latif, noting a recent debate at the university on the question of whether or not “Islam Is a Religion of Peace,” published a piece for CNN Monday saying that the answer is that “Islam is a religion of peace, or it isn’t.” Latif explains that “there is no one answer,” for “the Muslim community is by no means monolithic and viewing us as one is problematic. We are diverse.” Yet his own stance toward Islamic jihadists reveals the abject failure of self-proclaimed moderate Muslims in general to deal adequately with the global crisis within the Islamic world.

Latif complains that Muslims “find ourselves in a moment in which we are very narrowly understood. That normative understanding is equated to something radical, despite the fact that 93 percent of Muslims are found to be far from radical according to recent Gallup surveys.” Compounding this difficulty, he says, is that “typically when one of us from that 93 percent steps up to speak, we are vehemently told that we either do not represent Islam or even more absurdly that we are not truly practicing Islam’s teachings.”

This even happened during the NYU debate – or so Latif claimed. When a peaceful Muslim, Zeba Khan, spoke up, Latif said, her “voice, her interpretation, and all of her efforts were collectively dismissed since she did not fit into what Hirsi Ali believed Islam to be.” Ex-Muslim Ayaan Hirsi Ali was on the panel arguing against the idea that Islam was a religion of peace.

Latif claimed of the Muslim who was arguing that Islam was peaceful, Maajid Nawaz, that “those opposed to the motion told him that it is his peaceful understanding of Islam that is rooted in misinterpretation, since it does not match up with the interpretation put forth by the radical minority, and thus somehow ignores the fundamentals of Islam since those groups somehow are the end-all be-all of what Islam actually means.”

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  • Alexander Gofen

    "The Failure of Moderate Muslims": The Failure of which "Muslims"?

    Of "partially non-Moslem" Moslems?

    Of "American" Muslims? – Oxymoron whichever way you take it.

    • PhillipGaley

      The so-called "moderate Moselms" are, rather, doing exactly what that algorithm has designed them to do; for, as mere mortar is to the bricks which, by it are secured, of such says the poet says: "And which seems but idle show, strengthens and supports the rest.".
      By simple logic of definition, because Islam is aggressive, and not moderate, while here or there, a lazy Moslem may appear, as a categorical statement, there can be no moderate Moslem.
      Suppose for a moment that, the so-called radical Moslems were to achieve USA dominance, would those so-called moderate Moslems eagerly seek their share of what would then remain of the American Pie: "On, yeah, I was with ya' all the time, Brother, just doing what I could, in my own small way."? Ya' s'ppose?

      My question for our author is this:

      Isn't Islam more clearly seen as but operating under mere color of religion—and, just when will there have been enough record of anti-social / criminal activity—the world round—to have the thing recognized in law as criminal / terrorist—assets seized, WIRETAPS, etc? When?
      And sure, for those willfully blind among us, if we wish to bridge to Christians, are they chopping and hacking family members heads and hands off, burying alive, stoning, throwing acid in faces, persuading children in suicide, and on—without pause or respite, threatening to rain more mayhem on peaceful populations.
      The world is moving into a new age—I hope that, we so begin, with every mosque an ash-hole which is at least five feet deep, to include also those in Spain which were left standing

  • Indioviejo

    Latif should be seen for what he is: a Taqiyya spewing intentional liar. He knows the 1400 year history of the violent cult that masquerades as a religion, and yet he tries to appear sincere in front of the suckers he intends to deceive. Expose them wherever we may find them. Robert, keep up the valiant fight.

  • Southern Hoosier

    In order to say if a religion is peaceful or not one has to look at what the founder said, not the way it is practiced. For example atrocities committed by Christians are contrary to the teachings of Christ, but atrocities committed by Muslims are in keeping with the teaching Mohammad.

    • bdouglasaf1980

      Right on!

    • Terence

      You have got it right SH!
      This fact needs to be expressed more often

  • SHmuelHaLevi

    Indio viejo is a straight shooter. I was born amongst South American tribes a long time ago… :)
    Moslems indoctrinated into the islamic cult become highly capable liars, web makers and ultimately violent. Islam was born violently inspired by a violent "teacher" and has never changed. Or will change…

  • muchiboy

    Admittedly I am ignorant of the teachings of Islam,as I am of most religions other then mine (RC) .At the same time,I see the crisis of Islam today,and how it impacts us in the west.One can't ignore the political motives involved e.g.Obama's agenda,and the role of western behavior in mitigating the fundamentalist response.Were the west seen to be more aggressive towards the Israeli regime and the more despotic Arab regimes the fundamentalist arguing points might be somewhat blunted.
    While we ask ourselves whether Islam is peaceful or not,we have a modern Jewish state that is guilty of crimes against humanity involving the Palestinian people,including ethnic cleansing and war crimes.
    We see every so often the clash of Hindu worshipers over this or that temple and we still are reminded of the Catholic/Protestant conflict in N.Ireland.
    Really,we are all more the same then different,but the differences require universal tolerance.All citizens,nations and religions have an obligation to examine their relations to one another,and act according to some universal dictum involving tolerance and reverence.i.e.the Golden Rule.Muchiboy

    "The Prophet Muhammad May Allah bless him and give him peace said that:
    “None of you will truly believe until he wishes for his brother that what he wants for himself.”

    "Jesus of Nazareth:
    "Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them."

    • sebyandrew

      The Prophet Muhammad May Allah bless him and give him peace said that:
      “None of you will truly believe until he wishes for his brother that what he wants for himself

      Just like the "innocent," their "brother" is defined down or narrowed to incl. only muslims in practise. Not a good source for universal dictums and a faulty comparison too.

    • davarino

      You really dont know the difference between apples and oranges, do you?

      Wow, I am continually amazed at some peoples logic and how they equate things. Some how this BS of "everybodies opinion is right" has seeped into peoples thinking and made them believe some of the wierdest things. Right is wrong, black is white, defending yourself is aggression……

      Just go back to the country you came from.

    • bdouglasaf1980

      "Admittedly I am ignorant "

      Well, you started off quiet nicely by admitting your ignorance. You went downhill quickly after that.

      I think a liberal troll snuck in here. It sounds like typical looney leftist liberalism quotes straight from the college professor.

    • JoeKafir

      Here's the Hadith you offered sandwiched in between two other important ones from the same Bukhari Book — WITH MY COMMENTS, OBVIOUSLY, APPEARING IN CAPS.

      Volume 1, Book 2 'Belief', Number 10:

      Narrated Abu Musa:

      Some people asked Allah's Apostle, "Whose Islam is the best? i.e. (Who is a very good Muslim)?" He replied, "One who avoids harming the Muslims with his tongue and hands."


      Volume 1, Book 2, Number 12:

      Narrated Anas:

      The Prophet said, "None of you will have faith till he wishes for his (Muslim) brother what he likes for himself."


      Volume 1, Book 2, Number 14:

      Narrated Anas:

      The Prophet said "None of you will have faith till he loves me more than his father, his children and all mankind."


      Volume 7, Book 62, Number 14:

      Narrated 'Aisha :

      I said, "O Allah's Apostle! Suppose you landed in a valley where there is a tree of which something has been eaten and then you found trees of which nothing has been eaten, of which tree would you let your camel graze?" He said, "(I will let my camel graze) of the one of which nothing has been eaten before." (The sub-narrator added: 'Aisha meant that Allah's Apostle had not married a virgin besides herself .)


      Volume 7, Book 62, Number 17:

      Narrated Jabir bin 'Abdullah:

      When I got married, Allah's Apostle said to me, "What type of lady have you married?" I replied, "I have married a matron' He said, "Why, don't you have a liking for the virgins and for fondling them?" Jabir also said: Allah's Apostle said, "Why didn't you marry a young girl so that you might play with her and she with you?'



      Volume 7, Book 62, Number 64:

      Narrated 'Aisha:

      that the Prophet married her when she was six years old and he consummated his marriage when she was nine years old, and then she remained with him for nine years (i.e., till his death).



      It's frustrating that you've been misled. It's not your fault; you're not the only one.
      It's never too late to learn the truth.

      Here's the web adress to go read the entire Bukhari Book on Nikah (arabic for penetration… NOT marriage like some would lead you to believe.)

      Read what Mohammed has to say about 'marriage' and women and ask yourself if you would even want this person to visit your Yard Sale. Let alone offering life advice (ie: religion)

    • PAthena

      "While we ask ourselves whether Islam is peaceful or not,we have a modern Jewish state that is guilty of crimes against humanity involving the Palestinian people,including ethnic cleansing and war crimes. "
      (1) What crimes, or war crimes has Israel committed?
      (2) The only "Palestinian" people are the Jews, not the propaganda-named Arabs. The Roman Emperor Hadrian changed the name of Judea to "Palestina" in 135 A.D. after he had defeated the last Jewish uprising under Bar Kochba. He wanted to eradicate all memory of Judea and Judaism (he outlawed Judaism). Since that time, "Palestine" became synonymous with "land of the Jews" or "the Holy Land" (since Jesus was a Jew), and "Palestinian" synonymous with "Jew." That is why the Zionists wanted the "Palestine Mandate" and why Great Britain was awarded the "Palestine Mandate" after World War I as the "homeland of the Jews."
      Calling Arabs "Palestinians" is a consequence of Soviet propaganda, for Nasser and the Soviet Union in Cairo in 1964 invented the "Palestine Liberation Organization" with all the phony history to accompany it. Israel should certainly not give up any territory, including the propaganda-named "West Bank," namely, Judea and Samaria, for a "Palestinian" state named "Palestine." It should not give up any territory it controls, in any case, for military reasons, and the Arabs, as phony "Palestinians" do not deserve yet another state. The only "Palestinians" are the Jews, with the state of Israel.

  • James

    Muslims are willing to be moderate if you are happy to go live on a deserted Island;

    Officials Announce Plan to Relocate Ahmadiyah Families to a Deserted Island

  • davarino

    I thought Latif said that 90% of muslims practice a religion of peace, but he gave it away when he said that muslims all over the world would be forced to "do something" if the cartoons were shown. I think this flys in the face of his proclamation that most muslims are peaceful if he knows that most muslims would "do something" (violent) as a result of these pictures.

    Nice try Latif, we're not buying it.

  • muchiboy

    "The Prophet Muhammad May Allah bless him and give him peace said that:
    “None of you will truly believe until he wishes for his brother that what he wants for himself."

    "Just like the "innocent," their "brother" is defined down or narrowed to incl. only muslims in practise. Not a good source for universal dictums and a faulty comparison too."

    "Imam Nawawi, one of the greatest scholars of Islam of the past says that the Prophet May Allah bless him and give him peace is referring to all of humanity. Therefore, we must want for our fellow human what we want for ourselves. And many Muslims have not reached this level of faith yet as we still pray for something bad to happen to our enemies, while our Prophet May Allah bless him and give him peace used to pray for his enemies and wish for the best for them."

  • Lateef

    To you is your religion To me is mine

  • muchiboy

    "You really dont know the difference between apples and oranges, do you?

    I didn't know we were talking apples and oranges,davarino.

    Wow, I am continually amazed at some peoples logic and how they equate things. Some how this BS of "everybodies opinion is right" has seeped into peoples thinking and made them believe some of the wierdest things. Right is wrong, black is white, defending yourself is aggression…..

    Well,I understand about "defending yourself is aggression".But what about defending yourself against occupation? colonization? What about defending yourself against ethnic cleansing? Apples or oranges,or the same thing?

    "Just go back to the country you came from. "

    This is my home,davarino.Unfortunately,unlike some,my relatives didn't colonize then ethnically cleanse some vulnerable people so I could lay claim to their homeland.

    • Isahiah62


      SERBIA ISLAM occupies/steals wars conquers- Bosnia
      Russian lands china lands
      ISLAMIC WARRIORS DID INDEED colonize and no one did ETHNIC CLEANSING better!! where are the Babylon JEWS? the 500,000 JEWS cleansed from (NAZI LOVER) Arab lands after ww2- what a liar and crock o crap- why don't MUSLIMS know HISTORY??
      you slaughter Buddhists Hindus etc- and stole all their homelands, reduced their temples to rubble
      Cyprus is occupied by TURKEY
      Islamic invaders occupy and MURDER ETHNIC CLEANSE the KURDS

      ALL ISLAMICS belong ONLY in SAUDI Arabia – the rest is STOLEN AND OCCUPIED by MUSLIMS

  • bdouglasaf1980

    Let's get away from using the term "radicalized". Let's state it plainly, "an adherent to the koran".

    From all the teaching you have done, and from my own reading, it is clear islam is a violent religion. It seeks to dominate through any and all means, including murder and deception. Both these things are evil and certainly not peaceful.

  • Andres de Alamaya

    Mohammed, who in the contemporary West would spend his life in jail if not end it on the gallows, was a plagiarist on a grand scale. He borrowed much of the lunacy of the Old Testament and the New Testament and then went overboard. The big difference today between Islam and Christianity and Judaism is as follows: Christians and Jews on the whole became civilized and ceased to practice the more lunatic demands of their bibles and, in fact, treat them as Victorian families treated their relatives suffering with mental problems – they kept them out of sight. Jews never proselytized. Christians Missionaries became martyrs, sacrificing their own lives in pursuit of spreading their belief. Muslims spread their belief violently, with the sword, and mainly in primitive countries. They tried to conquer Europe via Spain and the Balkans but were eventually driven out. With petrodollars, the Wahhabis out of Saudi Arabia are trying to make up for their past failures to conquer and convert the entire world and have brought to the world nothing but aggravation and a debasement of the quality of our lives.

    • barny

      QUALITY OF LIFE? you certainly seem to be ungrateful for what the muslims did in Spain and helped bring in the Renaissance to Europe.

      Europe was in the Dark Ages at the time. The Muslims brought us modern hospitals, modern universities, mathematics. astronomy science etc.

      The Spanish rape and pillage of South America, brought pestilence and disease as well as genocide on a mass scale..

      You forget your own history, it's disturbing what the Catholic Church did. Science was the enemy, and whilst european thinkers were being called HERETICS and tortured and burnt at the stake, Muslims kept the light of learning shining throughout the Dark ages.

      Don't be so sanctimonious, you UNGRATEFUL nobody.

      I agree, howver, that the muslim world today is in the doldrums, through centuries of colonialism, tyrannical regimes, puppet states, and dictatorships… there is no iSLAM TODAY!

      • sebyandrew


      • OB1

        Well it is true that the Catholic Church has IN THE PAST done a lot of wrong things based on their religious teachings, and so have the Protestants. The Muslims may have preserved some of the knowledge of the Greeks and other civilisations IN THE PAST, but while individual Muslims may be contributing positive things to the world, the fact is that ISLAM is stuck in the PAST.
        If you have a look at the number of Nobel Prizes won by scientists and people from other disciplines, you will find that the vast majority are from the secular WEST.
        ISLAM comes unreformed from an earlier time, many individual Muslims try to ignore its more violent teachings, but are unfortunately not considered to be good Muslims by the ISLAMISTS because they are not following fundamentalist Islam.
        What counts is what ISLAMISTS are doing TODAY. We are not responsible for the systems of Government that oppress them today.
        The World needs to move on from medieval belief systems, and you are not helping.

    • ISupportFreeSpeech

      Thank you for exposing the truth about Mohammed. His "appropriations" (to put it politely), which was plagiarism (to put it bluntly) of the Torah and New Testament are to be found all over the Koran, but especially in the Joseph story, which becomes the story of "Jusef" in the Koran. His adherents include many moderate Muslims (thank heaven for them!) but also, far too many Islamic fundamentalists, whose way of life is as much political as religious. In fact, according to their own testimony in religious pamphlets ("Islam Explained") shows that they see no separation between the religious and the secular. Their aim is having the entire world population bowing to Mecca five times daily, and sharia law, which they would impose on everyone, is an abomination in that it allows wife-beating, "honor" killings, and child-marriage — all ideas which the West has moved past, via a thousand years of progress in both law and decency that the radical Muslims have not yet evolved towards. The practice of taquiyya explains the years of promises by Palestinians to work for peace, while bombing the Israelis for decades.

      • ISupportFreeSpeech

        Furthermore, their inability to recognize Israel as a state (which was created by the world community to restore lands the Jews had when they were Hebrews, from back in antiquity, when there weren't even any such thing as Muslims) is as vile and as malignant as sharia law.

  • Andres de Alamaya

    All fundamentalists of all religions diminish the quality of the lives of their followers. A quick survey of all predominantly Muslim countries before the arrival of petrodollars shows that Islam degraded the lives of its followers for 1400 years and prevented these countries from developing in the sciences, the arts and culture in general. Of course there are decent and intelligent men and women who were born into Muslim families who don’t buy the bunk, have no plans to murder all non-believers and want only decent lives and better ones for their offspring, but very few of them have the wherewithal to stand up and protest – as there are very few Christians or Jews who would stand up in a church or temple and shout out, “This is bunk! There is no God.”

    The world will continue to suffer for the beliefs of the lunatics and belief, any kind of belief, is the lowest form of thinking.

    • dhimminology

      "The world will continue to suffer for the beliefs of the lunatics and belief, any kind of belief, is the lowest form of thinking."
      This statement itself is dogmatic. You have to believe in some thing! Thinking itself requires some presupposition, some worldview, some 'belief'. Thus, your statement is paradoxical and thus cannot be true.

  • Carolyn

    It's downright laughable to read that Khalid Latif claims 93% of Muslims are not radical!! He omits the fact that 100% of them read the one and only Qur'an which tells them to convert (or destroy) all infidels. The Qur'an also recommends taqiyya, or LIE AND BE DECEPTIVE in dealings with infidels! So-called moderates do not participate in terrorism, and they even publicly denounce it, but you can bet your bottom dollar they are in favor of it!

    • Robert

      Carolyn · 2 hours ago
      It's downright laughable to read Christian claims that 93% of Christians are not radical!! He omits the fact that 100% of them read the one and only bible which tells them to kill anyone who works on Sundays, kill anyone who speaks ill of their parents, publicly murder anybody, especially family members and close friends, who ask them to worship other gods, to exile any couple who has sexual relations at the wrong time of the month, and of course, to kill gays. The bible also recommends to, do as the Romans do when in Rome, in other words to LIE AND BE DECEPTIVE when surrounded by people with different customs to fit in. So-called moderates do not participate in terrorism, and they even publicly denounce it, but you can bet your bottom dollar they are in favor of it!

      • sebyandrew

        Wow! No one ever thought of this before! I guess you've backed the Christians in the corner with that one. Is this historically how Christianity looks at the OT? You know, also referred to as the OLD COVENANT God made with a historical people at a certain time and in a certain place. Text taken out of context is pretext. Also, a much more likely scenario in regards to the last remark(The bible also recommends to, do as the Romans do when in Rome, in other words to LIE AND BE DECEPTIVE when surrounded by people with different customs to fit in) is that Christians were not to make unnecessary distinctions with others based on their ethnic background, station in life, etc that wd. overshadow the message.

  • exmuslim

    Pl kindly see

    for thousand and one evidences that Islam is driven for total violence and destruction. Peace is a joke for most Muslims only on paper.

    and also

  • exmuslim

    Visit the discussions here by ex muslims and see who many people are leaving Islam because there is no such thing as Moderate muslim

  • henryCrux

    Democrats see Muslims as allies because the Muslim, like the Democrat, sees abortion as a victim-less procedure. The Muslim must believe that a baby is not a person until it gulps in it's first breath of air in which the spirit or soul of said baby is waiting to enter it and take over the once totally empty body. Democrats also believe in this superstitious view of procreation. They believe that a baby is not a baby until it breaths in its spirit from the hand of Allah, or God, or whatever. That is why all Democrats love Islam. They say, in step with the Koran, "An unborn baby is not a person yet until it breathes its spirit laden first breath". The Democrats are not fools, they know that sooner or later Abortion is apt to be made by law again into a criminal offence with real punishments – how to forestall that? Make friends with anybody anywhere who believes under penalty that Abortion murder is a VICTIMLESS CRIME ! (STILL WANT TO BE FRIENDS WITH DEMOCRATS?)

  • Yoshi11

    Let's be clear that we are NOT talking about different "interpretations" of Islam. Verses like the following do not have "interpretations":
    "Surely the vilest of animals in Allah’s sight are those who disbelieve. (8.55)
    "The unbelievers are your inveterate enemy. (4:101)
    "Mohammad is God's apostle. Those who follow him are ruthless to the unbelievers but merciful to one another. (48:29).
    "Make war on them until idolatry shall cease and God's religion shall reign supreme. (8:40)
    "Fight against them until idolatry is no more and God's religion reigns supreme. (2:193)
    "The true believers fight for the cause of God, but the infidels fight for the devil. (4:76)
    "We will put terror into the hearts of the unbelievers. (3:151)
    "I shall cast terror into the hearts of the infidels. Strike off their heads, strike off the very tips of their fingers. (8:12)
    There is no "interpretation" of these verses. — and many more like them. Either you follow them, or you ignore them. Peaceful Moslems ignore them — if they are even aware that such verses exist.

    Yes, there are "moderate Moslems", but, NO, there is no such thing as "moderate Islam". As for Latif, he is just a propagandist and a liar. He knows about the existence of those verses, and he cannot provide any other "interpretation" for them, so he won't talk about them. Not only is there no other "interpretation" of those verses, but there is no context which will make those verses mean something other than what they so obviously appear to mean.

  • Fullofflies

    All Muslim are the same…..they read the same Book..Koran….Hadith…Sira….

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  • Bogdan the Aussie

    He will not. He has achieved his strategic aim (even if not in its etirety) of weakening America and is most probably pondering the refuge in Indonesia (where he is going for twelve days right after the Nov 2-nd.
    He is so evil that he isn't even cocerned about the fact that he is destroying the future for his own daughters as they will be forced to live in America which shall be less free, less prosperous, less secure.
    He displays the same mentality as Mao, who has never shoved any love or concern for his offspring.
    The fact that Obama is playing the "god father" now doesn't matter; It is only for public consumption but even in that aspect the mask is falling as the rift between him and his wife is becoming more and more obvious.
    I can only wonder; Will the Yanks demand the DEMON be held accountable for what he is doing to America?
    "Leniency for traitors means disregard for the sacrifices made by patriots and the country that disregards sacrifices made by patriots doesn't deserve to exist."

  • Michael Cain

    It is time to address the common law that exists in both federal and states books that any thing that is planning to do or create bodily harm is in fact a CONSPIRICY to commit murder punishable by law . penalties of life in prison to execution. So when do we ,knowing that they are teaching and pratcting that which is written in their book, begin to take action ?? if not by the fearing gov. branch then by vigilanties. Let it be known that
    the non religion of Islam ,and the false god of Allah are to be forever to be destoned to be condemmed and will be destroyed. The ability to use the force of the Universe is available to many and will be used against Muslims, Islam , Allah and all their demons

  • wcapurro

    "It is, or it isn't."
    This kind of double speak is all too common among, so called, "moderate" Muslims. Their silence in the face of violent Islamists is deafening, indicative of their complicity with the monolith that is Islam …. in it's many misleading shades and facets. When they do speak, I suspect Taquiya. They don't dare to challenge their violent Jihadi brothers. Instead, they obfuscate their message to the infidel. The 93% have a problem …. and they need to solve it. Or we infidels are going to have to solve it for them.

  • exmuslim

    Save Humanity now before you and your family is the next victim of atrocious attacks on human beings
    A very important and educating site has lot of vital information for all Muslims who have some interest to really know their origins and the true nature of Islam before taking any decision. The times we are in will expose the realities of cruelty and violence of this faith to the world. Do not be left behind thinking that you are a pious and wonderful Muslim when what is happening on your behalf is atrocious and absolutely unacceptable.

    See this video and this wills shake your faith from bottom and will bring you out of doubt that what you are following is criminal and extremely dangerous to you and your family and all humanity. Save the humanity and your family from being slaughtered. Do something immediately and talk to your elected officials and reach to the governments where ever you can to ban and prohibit the proliferation of terror and fear. You can rest and close your eyes but at your own risk and what is to come may not be very good.

    Do not watch if you have a weak stomach!!!!

    This video shows a 12-year old Muslim boy learning how to take care of an enemy of Allah:

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  • exmuslim

    Please see here this post and you can see an Arabic language video on how Khomeini raped a 4 year girl with her fathers consent.
    It is absolutely authentic and real.

    Save Humanity now before you and your family is the next victim of atrocious attacks on human beings

  • car313

    This boy in the beheading video is the epitome of tolerance and kindness. He must be allowed to practice his religion in a democratic way. The beheaded must be allowed to let himself be beheaded as peacefully as the boy is peacefully beheading him.

    Islam is a very peaceful religion and if you disagree we could always stage an internet beheading.

    Nothing more peaceful than death. Even death by beheading.

  • ISupportFreeSpeech

    The Muslims were expelled from Spain (along with the Jews) in 1492, and the taqiyya-spewing Palestinians (who promised "peace" but repeatedly bombed the Israelis) were also expelled by Nasser from Egypt — even he didn't want that group around. Israel is the greatest country in the Middle East in terms of democracy (as opposed to the demagiogery of Islamic radicals) and will prevail.