Our Friends, The Saudis

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    http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/05/19/AR2006051901769.html



     
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    Having had Muslim patients as a hospice nurse, they were surprised and delighted to have me greet them with "Salaam a lakem...". The views seen in Saudi texts are a result of the influence of Wahabism, a virulently fundamentalist form of Islam...Kinda like the Jerry Falwell and Pat Robertson brand of Christianity.
     
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    Jehova's Witnesses been knocking at your door again?
     
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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wahhabism

    Have a read and then ask if the allusion to Christian fundamentalists is wrong. Then ask if this mob could be at the heart of the current problems the world is facing. Think bin Laden. Remember him?
     

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