The Muslim "debate" on hostage-taking and beheading - This article should put in stark contrast the basic cultural foundational attributes between eastern philosophy and western philosophy.
Who are we allowed to seize as hostage? Who are we allowed to kill?
For the past few weeks these questions have prompted much debate throughout the Muslim world. The emerging answer to both questions is: Anyone you like!
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