Sunday, October 2, 2011

You Owe Us, Infidel!

And now, a word from the lovable folks behind Islamic History Month Canada 2011:
While certain Western groups stereotype Muslim culture as universally anti-modern, authoritarian and xenophobic, in fact the historical record shows that Muslim civilization has unique traditions of pluralism, diversity and government by consensus. It also has a strong tradition of enlightened leadership that helped shape the Western concept of the ideal leader.
If that's so (which is isn't, since we don't have a "concept of the ideal leader"; that's a Fascist, non-democratic way of looking at leadership) why hasn't the "strong tradition" help shape the Muslim concept of ideal leader, and why are so many Muslim countries ruled by unenlightened tyrants?

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