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Bad guys all over the place…

November 14th, 2015 · No Comments

http://www.rawstory.com/2015/10/sam-harris-is-still-mad-about-liberals-who-followed-noam-chomsky-off-the-edge-of-the-world/

I am on both sides of this non-debate: the wild bias of Harris has ruined his argument, and his new atheism. Chomsky is correct in pointing to US imperialism. But from my side I am simultaneously wary of Islam, and especially its embedded sufism. I think that critics of Islam have missed the point, although critiques of jihadism are in principle onto something.

But look at the Paris incident in cold-eyed objectivity: 140+ vicitms have died, but if Isis is a form of revenge for the Iraq war, then the tally therefore of hundreds of thousands makes the television propaganda induce wincing…

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