Donald Trump’s statement saying all Muslims should be barred from entry into the U.S. until a solution is found sounds harsh. But it has invoked a serious, pressured thought.
Sit back and think how powerful the Muslim community really is. The 99 percent majority who might have a solution, who are on the world’s side, is very capable and powerful.
In other words, the Muslim community could resolve and contain the 1 percent radicals, if they were so inclined. They surely would be a key in reducing violent and unwanted behavior that the majority of Muslims worldwide would want.
The U.S. and all other countries can’t do it unless the Muslim community takes a lead. Most members of Muslims don’t support the family members with violent tendencies. And most Muslims are faithful to values for others just as they are faithful to their own values.
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The idea Trump opened up might be a catalyst and the beginning to find new solutions to further reduce and protect all societies.
At times, thinking outside the box could lead to solutions.
Glen Hurst, Fresno