“We find a strong correlation between religious fundamentalism – actually among both Christians and Muslims – and hostility toward out-groups like homosexuals or Jews.”
http://www.wzb.eu/en/press-release/islamic-fundamentalism-is-widely-spread – 9/12/2013; Related PDF report: http://www.wzb.eu/sites/default/files/u8/ruud_koopmans_religious_fundamentalism_and_out-group_hostility_among_muslims_and_christian.pdf
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“In Europe… there is something called sex slaves. What did they do? They steal little girls. Glory be to Allah (سبحان الله), You know number one in the world who does that? Number one country in the world? Israel.
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And this is the way things are today in Britain and everywhere else in the so-called free world. Islam has only been a feature of our society for a couple of decades or so, and everything we think and say about it now is weighed against the possible threat of violence, even down to a simple drawing. That is a definition of terrorism. That is cultural terrorism, and we are pandering to it shamelessly and shamefully.
Pat Condell, around 3:50 —
I don’t have great answers for what Shaykh Saed Rageah does with language, traversing a line from, in essence, the west know prostitution to (Israel) “steals little girls and sells them.”
The speaker looks slick but the rhetoric is sick — and there’s no need to mention Boko Haram and its latest escapade (although that news follows rather than precedes or coincides with the recording posted here), for the (glorious) narcissist can never be wrong.
Pat Condell tells the truth about telling the truth — but to what kind of distracted world?
On BackChannels, “shimmer” deals with some perhaps clarifying divide between the Islamofascism that lies, slanders, and ambushes its way to power and Islamic Humanism that would eschew that same Islam and, indeed, would seem to become its target as Muslim-on-Muslim violence exceeds that of any other across the Islamic Small Wars.
At the end of any given day in this area, I / you / we are left with impressions from a day’s worth of major media, Facebooking, and Twittering, and any correspondence we may do on the side.
Islam: Baghdad, Damascus, Islamabad, Kabul, Mogadishu, Tripoli: how is it going?
My bet at the moment is that it goes with the hotheads and magical lost when it should go with a grounded, middle, moderate, and strong leadership possessed of integrity and the greater love for humanity and God.
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