Islamic apologist extraordinaire Karen Armstrong is at it again. In an article entitled “Balancing the Prophet” published by the Financial Times, the self-proclaimed “freelance monotheist” engages in what can only be considered second-rate sophistry.
L’Occidentale Pezzo in lingua originale inglese: Hydra of War Il leader di al-Qaida in Iraq, Abu Hamza al-Masri, è morto? Le autorità irachene hanno appena proclamato la sua uccisione durante uno scontro a fuoco. Tutti i siti internet legati ad al-Qaeda, però, sembrano tenere differenti posizioni: “Lui sta ancora combattendo i nemici di Allah.” Gli Usa […]
National Review Online Translations of this item: Italian Is the leader of al Qaeda in Iraq, Abu Hamza al-Masri, dead? Iraqi authorities just proclaimed that he was recently killed due to infighting. But al Qaeda-related websites beg to differ: “[H]e is still fighting the enemies of Allah.” And the U.S. is unsure: “I [Lieutenant-Colonel Garver] […]
Islam’s Apologists Completely Miss the Point National Review Online For three consecutive days, April 10-12, Tariq Ramadan, the controversial Muslim activist who was denied a U.S. visa for questionable activities (such as making “charitable” donations to the terrorist organization Hamas, which regularly commissions suicide-attacks), was invited by Georgetown University to give a one-way talk live […]
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The Mark Levin Show https://raymondibrahim.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/257.mp3
All humans generally live according to some set of priorities. A person may make a priority of health, of pleasure, of study, of almost anything, really. But it is practically a law of nature that a person must make a priority of something. Even those who lead unstructured existences unconsciously live according to some set of unarticulated priorities, if only according to something so basic as the primal need for food, drink, and shelter.
As is common to our age, reality has taken a second-seat to rhetoric. Wherever and whenever talk of Weapons of Mass Destruction and non-proliferation occur, the question arises: is it not hypocritical for the U.S., who is armed to the teeth with nuclear weapons, to bully Iran and North Korea in order that the latter not realize their atomic goals?
Englischer Originaltext: Is Islam Worse Than Other Religions? Seit den Terroranschlägen vom 11. September wird der Islam oft beschuldigt, systemimmanent gewalttätig zu sein. Als Antwort darauf wurde eine ganze Anzahl von Rechtfertigungen zur Verteidigung dieser Religion angeführt. Die grundsätzliche Prämisse von fast allen ist, daß besagte Gewalt im Islam – so wie man sie in […]
Translations of this item: German Since the terrorist strikes of 9/11, Islam has often been accused of being intrinsically violent. In response, a number of apologetics have been offered in defense of the religion. The fundamental premise of almost all of these is that Islam’s purported violence—as found in Islamic scriptures and history—is no different […]