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Ravishankar has a Valid Point

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Submitted by Singha (India), Jun 21, 2008 at 03:45

Ravishankar is right ...

For further elaboration please read http://www.danielpipes.org/comments/126254

You have to understand that just as every bearded, gown dressed, non-drinking, namaz leading mullah is not a terrorist, similarly every clean-shaven muslim that speaks English with Oxford accent, who dresses up immaculately in their suits, enjoys his whisky and follows a liberal lifestyle isn't necessarily a moderate. The common thread in both the men is islam, a totalitarian ideology.

Founder of pakistan, loved his whiskey, ate ham, married a non muslim and did things which we dont associate with an islamist. But the man mobilised muslims in the name of islam and was directly responsible for violence and islamic terror last century.

The problem indeed is with islam and the west's wooly eyed understanding of islamic ideology.

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