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A post-Islam society (and an idea for reformers and moderates)

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Submitted by PezDispenser (Israel), Jul 29, 2014 at 14:30

1) According to Edward Luttwak, he is eternally grateful for the Iranian Mullahs who are creating the first post-Islamic society. (http://www.tabletmag.com/jewish-news-and-politics/76739/qa-edward-luttwak/2). The law of unintended consequences may be at play here, with atheism taking root in more areas.

2) Moderate Muslims are not using technology effectively yet. Why is there no Western based Moderate Islam satellite and YouTube channel bombarding the Arab world with positive educational programming?

Case in point: 500,000 visitors from various Arab countries viewed a set of videos produced by an Israeli HMO for pre-natal care in Arabic (http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4433049,00.html). This was a complete accident, since the videos were aimed at Israeli Arabs.

If a mistake could draw such attention, imagine what a concentrated effort to reach women and impressionable youth in the Arab world could do if it managed to convey positive western values and moderation, even indirectly.


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