Death by Islamophobia

James Thomson in his "Rule Britannica" poem of the mid-1700s wrote: Thee haughty tyrants ne'er shall tame: All their attempts to bend thee down, Will but arouse thy generous flame; But work their woe, and thy renown. Rule, Britannia, rule the waves; Britons never will be slaves. And yet, today, the "manly hearts" appear to have simply withered as Great Britain and now most of Europe behave in classic dhimmi fashion, falling prey to the imaginary racism called Islamophobia.  In fact, as Salman Rushdie writes in Joseph Anton, "a new word has been created to help the blind remain blind: Islamophobia.  To criticize the militant stridency of this religion in its contemporary incarnation [is] to be a bigot." After the Iranian Revolution of 1980, the term "Islamophobia" "underwent a mutation that weaponized it."  It continues to be more militant as it has "entered the global...(Read Full Article)
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