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Old 05-13-2019, 12:03 PM
Manda JO is offline
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Originally Posted by Velocity View Post
But there is such a thing. "Toxic Islam" could be used to refer to the subset of Muslims that advocates or participates in ISIS, al-Qaeda, beheadings, throwing gays off rooftops, etc. (Yes, most Muslims don't do that sort of thing, but then again few people would say that toxic masculinity is exhibited by all men or even most men.) As Budget Player Cadet asks, what would you call such behavior otherwise?
I don't think think "Toxic Islam" would be a subset of people, it would be a subset of ideas about what it means to be a "real Muslim" that are destructive and pervasive.