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Archive of posts published in the category: Islam

Substitutes for Religion

from The Wall Street Journal,How to Defeat Religious Violence by Jonathan Sacks: What the secularists forgot is that Homo sapiens is the meaning-seeking animal. If there is one thing the great institutions of the modern world do not do, it…

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The Third Commandment

from There Is a ‘Worst Sin’: Evil in God’s Name by Dennis Prager in The National Review When an irreligious person commits evil, it doesn’t bring God and religion into disrepute. But when a religious person commits evil in God’s…

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Ambitious Failure

from National Review, Theodore Dalrymple writes Islam’s Nightclub Brawl to explain why such violent jihadists (interesting that spell check for jihadists comes up ‘sadists’) come from Britain. Excerpts: Are there more British jihadis, for example, because the condition of Muslims in Britain…

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An Atoll of Prosperity

from The Israeli Spring by Victor Davis Hanson in The National Review excerpts: In terms of realpolitik, anti-Israeli authoritarians are fighting to the death against anti-Israeli insurgents and terrorists. Each is doing more damage to the other than Israel ever…

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No Risk, No Solution

Victor Davis Hanson writes The Age of Tokenism in The National Review, 1/29/13 Excerpt: No one knows how to break the cycle of Middle East violence, much less how to address the tribalism, statism, lack of transparency and freedom, gender…

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An Israeli Perspective of the Ground Zero Mosque

Dan Gordis writes in The Jerusalem Post a different insight into the ground zero mosque. In The Ground Zero mosque – what US could learn from Israel Gordis writes that the issue of religious tolerance must not blind us to…

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Getting Distracted

There is a real problem with the border in Arizona.  And there is a real problem with the Mosque near Ground Zero.  But these are distractions from the greater issue of an economy out of control and a government that…

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Muslims Against Sharia

Quite a relief to see efforts of Moderate Muslims to reform Islam. Ultimately the answer to Muslim fanatics must come from their fellow Mulsims. Check this out: http://www.reformislam.org/ Tips to Blond Sagacity

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