July 22, 2012
The Lamps Are Going Out All Over the Islamic World.
As we watch, a large chunk of humanity is slipping backward, toward something very ominous for them, and for us, too. Paul Simon's lyrics set the stage: Slip slidin' away, slip slidin' away, You know the nearer your destination, the more you're slip slidin' away....Believe we're gliding down the highway, when in fact we're slip slidin' away. That is, on that stage, as we watch, the Islamic world, despite faltering steps towards democracy and modernization, is slip-slidin' ever faster into a chaos out of which, unless unchecked, will emerge a desolateness beyond imagination -- with deference to Sir Edward Grey, it is not unreasonable to say that "[t]he lamps are going out all over the Islamic World, and we shall not see them lit again in our lifetime." But will we see the lights in the entire Islamic world lit again in our lifetime, or ever? Brigitte Gabriel spoke of that turmoil recently in an interview with Accuracy in Media: There are 44 conflicts around the world...(Read Full Article)