Monday, July 13, 2009

The Poor Darlings


And this week's bomb-turban t-shirt goes to...

the Islamic blogger who whines writes about how those poor poor Islams are just misunderstood, calumniated and slandered by Christians.

for 1300 years.

The West, whether Christian or dechristianised, has never really known Islam. Ever since they watched it appear on the world stage, Christians never ceased to insult and slander it in order to find justification for waging war on it. It has been subjected to grotesque distortions the traces of which still endure in the European mind. Even today there are many Westerners for whom Islam can be reduced to three ideas:

fanaticism, fatalism and polygamy.


Actually, I think what we've got a bigger problem with is the blowing-stuff-up, the cutting-people's-heads-off and the institutionalized-gang-raping.

But if you give me a minute, I'm sure I can come up with a few more.