War and History Fiction posted March 17, 2013

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Is murder justified?

Defending Radical Morality

by AlvinTEthington

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We hid in the deep foxhole as bombs exploded. The Muslim countries now run by extreme terrorist militants had decided the West was beyond moral redemption because of abortion, pre-marital sex, and homosexuality. They were at war with America. A bomb came right toward us. Tim kissed me. I love you. Then all went black.

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This is not an indictment of Islam, but of terrorism. In face, Islam comes from the same Arabic consonantal root--SLM--as does the word for peace--"salaam." Most Muslims are appalled by terrorism. But there are groups like Al-Qaeda who advocate violence.
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