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Hot Post: Why We Need Islamophobia

2010 September 26

This popular post was first published here.

An August 19th article by Daniel Luban in the Jewish publication Tablet calls fear of Islam “the new anti-Semitism.” Luban says that,

“Many of the tropes of classic anti-Semitism have been revived and given new force on the American right. Once again jingoistic politicians and commentators posit a religious conspiracy breeding within Western society, pledging allegiance to an alien power, conspiring with allies at the highest levels of government to overturn the existing order.”[i]

This is an admirable attempt at tolerance and pluralism, the key values that make America America.  But it overlooks some overwhelming realities. And those oversights may someday threaten America’s very existence. read more…

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Why We Need Islamophobia

2010 September 23

An August 19th article by Daniel Luban in the Jewish publication Tablet calls fear of Islam “the new anti-Semitism.” Luban says that,

“Many of the tropes of classic anti-Semitism have been revived and given new force on the American right. Once again jingoistic politicians and commentators posit a religious conspiracy breeding within Western society, pledging allegiance to an alien power, conspiring with allies at the highest levels of government to overturn the existing order.”[i]

This is an admirable attempt at tolerance and pluralism, the key values that make America America.  But it overlooks some overwhelming realities. And those oversights may someday threaten America’s very existence. read more…

Pages: 1 2 3

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