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Old February 9th, 2006, 10:16
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bullies capable, through their use of violence, of squashing free speech

What would Muhammad do? History suggests the prophet was more pragmatic than followers rioting in his name. By Jamil Momand, JAMIL MOMAND is a professor of biochemistry at Cal State Los Angeles.

[LA] ON FRIDAY, I sat on the carpet listening to the sermon at an L.A. mosque. The topic was expected and familiar: a denunciation of the publication of the offensive cartoons that have had the Muslim world up in arms. I directed my eyes to the carpet so no one could see the disgusted look on my face. "Not again," I thought. "Don't we Muslims ever get tired of complaining?"
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