Mistaking Islamism for Islam
Too many who oppose fanaticism end up supporting the Islamist view that Muslims cannot be moderate, write Fred Litwin and Salim Mansur.
By Fred Litwin and Salim Mansur, Ottawa January 28, 2013
Unfortunately, there are non-Muslim organizations in the West that believe they are opposing Islamists but who have misguidedly turned to making all Muslims and Islam their enemies.
We are daily inundated with news of horrors from the Arab-Muslim world to the extent that for many in the West Islam as a venerable faith-tradition can no longer be distinguished from the organized terror and violence of radical Muslims, or Islamists.
There is something gone terribly wrong in the world of Islam, and setting aside political correctness there is the urgent need to publicly identify and discuss the evil of Islamism masquerading as a religion. Continue reading
Mosques, Gavin Boby, and Sam Solomon
Posted on January 14, 2013 by Eeyore
Gavin is coming to speak in Ottawa, Montreal and Toronto soon. I have republished part of the ‘Act for Canada’ press release once already but will do so a few times more before the events begin.
One of the most important questions that should be asked by anyone, people on the side of the preservation of liberal democracy for example, (hopefully all of us at Vlad) is,
‘Why should we stop the construction of mosques’?
While Gavin answers this well in his Australian speech, I thought this might be a good time to republish one of my first interviews. June 2010 with Sam Solomon in Ottawa right before he spoke at the International Free Press Society/Free Thinking Films event with Bat Ye’or and David G Littman (RIP) Continue reading