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Invading Barbarians

Reader comment on item: White House Nonchalance toward the Middle East
in response to reader comment: The Political Will of Western Civilization

Submitted by van der Ley (Canada), Mar 26, 2006 at 13:10

The Webster dictionary defines "barbarian" as "of or relating to a land, culture, or people alien and usually believed to be inferior to another land, culture, or people." I believe that the theocratic society -- and the kind of culture it spawns -- preached by militant Islamists and orthodox Muslims based on the literal interpretation of the Koran to be alien and inferior to western liberal democracies.

I believe that multiculturalism and "political-correctness" have created an artificial environment in which this alien and inferior set of values can spread unchecked in the West, pretty much like weed in an untended lawn. To keep a lawn green and free of weeds, one must keep the grass strong and, every season, one must weed the garden, plucking the invasors by the root. Therefore, I stand by "Invading Barbarians".

Others, of course, are entitled to their own opinions on the matter.

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