Sunday, June 29, 2014
Stop Saying “Moderate Muslims.” You're Only Empowering Islamophobes.
By Nathan Lean
(This article is reproduced from New Republic, without permission)
Last week’s Heritage Foundation panel on the 2012 attacks in Benghazi was bound to be an ugly affair, what with the presence of panelist Brigitte Gabriel, a self-described “terrorism analyst” with a laundry list of offensive statements about Islam and Arabs. Sure enough, when attendee Saba Ahmed, an American University law school student, explained that not all Muslims are terrorists, Gabriel retorted that “the peaceful majority were irrelevant” in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks in the way that peaceful Germans were irrelevant during the Holocaust....read more here.
BM: I found this article in the New Republic about Islam in this instance to be refreshing...we have just to stop propagating the term Moderate Muslims.....Islam is indeed one tolerant religion but the cultures that practice the religion simply got confuse between their own culture and the practice of Islam....I am just saying you know!
Posted by Pasquale at 12:57 AM