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Shifting Alliances Looking For Consolidations of Power

Reader comment on item: The Middle East Studies Establishment Goes Full Warrior
in response to reader comment: Self-inflicted wounds.

Submitted by M Tovey (United States), Oct 25, 2022 at 18:47

In a form of restrospect to this observation, Dr. Pipes' notice of making the connection between Islamist contentions and conservative sensibilites, once secularism washed the 'religious' influences from conservative values, insertions of new influences by which support of Islamic political agendas can help consolidate conservative interventions in the face of rebellious attitudes towards normalizing new perceptions of law and order. Islamic adherence deos tend towards a conservative perspective, that without overt 'Christian' insistence of Biblical values, might seem to some as a compromise in the fight against immoral offenses in current societal settings. The reverse observation suggests that dhiimmitude is in vew as well.
In Dr. Pipes' contention that the institutions of higher learning have been already compromised to the progressive agenda of depriving America of its religious beginnings, the appearance of revisioning conservative values might have an appeal, but the spirit of the founders' vision is no longer accepted.
This is the apostasy of the true conservative influences in American freedom as originaly intended; and the opening of acceptance of any replacement ideology that objects to any offense in moral degradation.
It is an alternative in consolidating conservative power. It does not bode well for expressions of true freedom.


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