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    Is it important that terrorists be identified as either Muslim or Islamic?

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    Re: Is it important that terrorists be identified as either Muslim or Islamic?

    You need to be able to spot a trend in order to stop a trend. If you simply label this as terrorism or 'workplace violence' then you are ignoring the trend and strangely accepting it as normal somehow.

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    Re: Is it important that terrorists be identified as either Muslim or Islamic?

    I don't think so, but I think it's important to label a terrorist a terrorist.
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    Re: Is it important that terrorists be identified as either Muslim or Islamic?

    Quote Originally Posted by SBu View Post
    You need to be able to spot a trend in order to stop a trend. If you simply label this as terrorism or 'workplace violence' then you are ignoring the trend and strangely accepting it as normal somehow.
    Well both Muslim and Islamic refer to their religion. There are millions of Muslims in the U.S. who practice their religion and are not terrorists and live here peacefully. What does religion have to do with anything?


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    Re: Is it important that terrorists be identified as either Muslim or Islamic?

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    No of course not

    Only the person needed identified and their reasoning for their terrorism/attacks.

    Example if a person who is muslim, christian, black, white, gay, straight etc decides to blow up large Pharma company like Abbott Labs because they feel they are responsible for their child's death what does it matter what religion they are . . . . . .and race would only play a role if they were at large
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    Re: Is it important that terrorists be identified as either Muslim or Islamic?

    Quote Originally Posted by pbrauer View Post
    Well both Muslim and Islamic refer to their religion. There are millions of Muslims in the U.S. who practice their religion and are not terrorists and live here peacefully. What does religion have to do with anything?
    It identifies their particular TYPE of radicalism. Islam is what motivates them, it is Islam that drives their behavior, and it is in the name of Islam that they engage in their violent actions. Not all muslims are terrorists, of course, in fact that vast majority are not. But it is Islam that unites groups like ISIS. Placing the word Islam in front of the word terrorist simply helps define the particular brand of terrorism being discussed. For example, these are not environmental terrorists, or engaged in race based terrorism. They are religious terrorists, and the religion that motivates them is islam.

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    Re: Is it important that terrorists be identified as either Muslim or Islamic?

    Quote Originally Posted by pbrauer View Post
    Well both Muslim and Islamic refer to their religion. There are millions of Muslims in the U.S. who practice their religion and are not terrorists and live here peacefully. What does religion have to do with anything?
    It would be a mistake to think of Islam as simply a religion. It is also a culture, and one that is at violent odds with the west because of it's fundamental opposition to western values.

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    Re: Is it important that terrorists be identified as either Muslim or Islamic?

    Yes, it's important to know what kind of terrorists you're dealing with. Don't be vague for the sake of political correctness, it's asinine.
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    Re: Is it important that terrorists be identified as either Muslim or Islamic?

    Quote Originally Posted by pbrauer View Post
    Well both Muslim and Islamic refer to their religion. There are millions of Muslims in the U.S. who practice their religion and are not terrorists and live here peacefully. What does religion have to do with anything?
    So what you are saying is the President Obama was completely wrong in his comment about Christian atrocities - correct?

    Or are you being the LIBERAL PS correct is cursing Christians while declaring their religion is totally irrelevant to Muslims?

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    Re: Is it important that terrorists be identified as either Muslim or Islamic?

    Quote Originally Posted by SBu View Post
    It would be a mistake to think of Islam as simply a religion. It is also a culture, and one that is at violent odds with the west because of it's fundamental opposition to western values.
    Islam is a religion of violence and began as a religion of war, violence, forced submissiveness and intolerance.

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