Aug 04 2009

Making deals with the Devil

Category: Islam,leftharmonicminer @ 8:40 am

Sympathy for America’s Devils Click the link and read it all.  It’s simply brilliant.

For the past decade, the sight of Western liberals gathering in defense of terrorists seeking to impose a medieval patriarchal cult on the rest of the world by force seems incongruously odd. What is there about Islam that is so appealing to the erstwhile defenders of minorities, women and gays– all of whom have next to no rights under Islam?

Looking over tomes by liberal authors that argue that Islam is truly feminist, progressive and shares all their basic values, the rational observer is forced to wonder, “Who exactly are they kidding?” The answer is a complicated one, but the problem is not as new as it seems.