Saturday, 20 October 2007
The full PDF is here. And of course the fact that Muslims strive for Islam in every aspect of life should not be a surprise to anybody, but apparently Melanie Phillips is shocked at the immoral stance taken in this document, but as Lawrence Auster points out, it is only immoral from a western perspective, for an Islamic moral framework it is perfectly logical and proper.
Auster also puts his finger on the essential condescension many agnostics feel toward religion and toward all people who take religion seriously. This attitude makes many otherwise rational people of sound judgment quite incapable of taking Islam seriously and causes them to underestimate its strength (see Iraq).
Posted on 10/20/2007 8:08 AM by Rebecca Bynum
20 Oct 2007
Rebecca, you are completely right in your assessment here.
The British Conservative Party took one step forward in urging a UK ban on Hizb ut-Tahrir, but has taken two steps back by allowing such Islamic, anti-Western propaganda to be advocated in its own Party.