The Terrorists Are Winning

In Europe, says Mark Steyn.

“Our tolerant multicultural society is so tolerant and multicultural we’ll tolerate your intolerant uniculturalism. Your antipathy to diversity is just another form of diversity for us to celebrate.”

“Contemporary multiculturalism absolves one from knowing anything about other cultures as long as one feels warm and fluffy toward them. After all, if it’s grossly judgmental to say one culture’s better than another, why bother learning about the differences?”

“Resurgent Islam—promoted by a malign alliance between Europe and the Saudis—is a much better example of globalization than McDonald’s. In Bangladesh and Bosnia, it’s put indigenous localized Islams out of business and imposed a one-size-fits-all Wahhab-Mart version cooked up by some guy at head office in Riyadh. One way to reverse its gains would be with a kind of antitrust approach designed to restore all the less threatening mom ‘n’ pop Islams run out of town by the Saudis’ Burqa King version of globalization.”

(h/t Cliff May)

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