Skip to comments.The West’s Prostration to Islam
Posted on 08/14/2014 5:11:33 PM PDT by Osage Orange
Editors note: Raymond Ibrahim was recently interviewed by Fronda, a leading website in Poland. The English-language version of the Polish interview, originally titled Raymond Ibrahim: Prostration before Islam, follows:
Who is Raymond Ibrahim? A scholar, a writer, an activist? What is his mission and the main goal?
Raymond Ibrahim: I am a little of all that and more. Due to my background, academic and personal, I have had a long interest in the Middle East and Islam, especially the historic and contemporary interaction between Islam and Christianity. After the strikes of September 11, 2001, I took an interest in the current events of the region vis-à-vis the West, and what immediately struck me was how, on the one hand, the conflict was almost identical to the historic conflict, one of continuityat least that is how many Muslims were portraying it.
But on the other hand, in the West, the narrative was very different and based on a new paradigm, one that saw Islam and Muslims as perpetual victims of all sorts of outside and material pressures, mostly from the West. Thus the analyses that were being disseminated through media and academia were to my mind immensely flawed and, while making perfect sense to people in the Westfor they were articulated through Western, secular, materialistic paradigmshad little to do with reality as I saw and understood it.
That was one of the reasons I left academia and began writing for more popular audiences, to try to offer a corrective to these flawed narratives.............
(Excerpt) Read more at raymondibrahim.com ...
On target article.
Yes, IMO it is spot on. And every Westerner should read it.
There’s no doubt the West needs a prostrate exam.
excellent thank you for posting
This is a good summary.
Everyone should read what this fellow writes.
You are welcome!!
Probably never pinged you....rarely ping anyone.
But this article needs viewing.....
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