“This is ablessings of Sep 11. It put the brakes on the practice of takfir, excommunicating everyone who didn’t exactly follow their creed,”
Thank God that unlike organized religions, there isn’t any single custodian or a specific city in the case of English language to dictate what is authentic or not. Or else it would become hard for humanity to distinguish between the terms- ‘terrorism’ from ‘patriotism’.
It was hard to believe whether it was the real news or a commercial break of a Hollywood movie preview. But this was real plane, real building and real people.
The only approach that remains to be tried is a ‘spiritual approach’… not missiles and bombings.