Sunday, November 2, 2014
Tonight I watched a story on 60 Minutes about this guy ^, a Muslim cleric in London. He is a radical who refuses to condemn the actions of Muslim extremists, even the sicko who beheaded a British soldier on a public street in London. He says a double standard is acceptable when viewing the actions of the oppressed vs the oppressor. He is active in the effort to recruit disaffected Muslim youths to travel to Syria and fight for ISIS, among other likely treasonable actions.
Here's what I don't understand: With billions (?) of Muslims in the world, I realize they can't ALL be bad, but why don't the supposedly huge numbers of peaceful, moderate Muslims speak up against their renegades?
It reminds me of a post I saw on Facebook recently. It said, "Radical Muslims behead infidels. Moderate Muslims want radical Muslims to behead infidels."
Yet for those Muslims here in the west we have to respect and protect THEIR rights? Yes, of course we must (to the extent the law prescribes), but how much slack do we have to give them? Is it OK to be just a little suspicious?
That's a dilemma with a Capital D.