Why Even the Thinking Left Owns Paris

In October last year, on his HBO show real time, Bill Maher got to see up-close how his buddies on the left have made this world a more dangerous place. What Maher still needs to appreciate is the role he himself has played in making it more dangerous. Among Maher’s guests that night was Sam Harris, a neuroscientist and fellow traveler of Maher’s in the cult of atheism. Harris was trying to explain how liberals abandon their principles when faced with the issue of Islamic theocracy. “We have been sold this meme of Islamophobia,” said Harris, “where every criticism of the doctrine of Islam gets conflated with bigotry toward Muslims as people.” Maher agreed. In the way of background, the friendly folks at the International Institute for Islamic Thought (IIIT) in Northern Virginia introduced the term “Islamophobia” into the western vocabulary within the last twenty or so years. According to Abdur-Rahman Muhammad, a disaffected African...(Read Full Article)

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