Professor Ramadan advocates education. "Against the temptation to close ourselves off, to see reality in black and white, we need an 'intellectual jihad,'" he writes. "We need to resist (jihad means, literally effort and resistance), to strive for the universality of a message that transcends the particular and allows us to understand the common universal values that make up our horizon." This reform should be undertaken to resist the ideology of fear.
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