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Thread #88604   Message #1663882
Posted By: jimmyt
07-Feb-06 - 11:37 AM
Thread Name: BS: Cartoon riots around the world
Subject: RE: BS: Cartoon riots around the world
It is truly a puzzle to me how anyone can justify burning buildings and killing people because of an insult to their religion.

It is also a puzzle as to how throwing rocks at the police by the Egyptians awaiting news on the fate of the people lost in the ferry sinking last week can POSSIBLY make any sense at all.

It is a puzzle as to where the voice of reason is among the Islamic faith. If these are only examples of extremists, what percentage of the people are extremist? Is it over 50? If so, then they must be more likely called mainstream. If there truly is a high percentage of moderates, why have they not been more vocal in their distancing themselves from the extremists?