One of the topics that I like to blog about how we create our own enemies. That has been true throughout history. The Left holds the belief that
And they believe they are correct in accusing the
And they are correct – but for the wrong reasons.
The nation of Islam feels threatened by American culture and believes with all its heart that the society it sees is decadent, immoral, even depraved and corrupt and a threat to its very survival.
Case in Point.A recent ABC news article reports that Muslim women want western rights, but not western culture.
Dalia Mogahed, executive director of Gallup Muslim Studies, who conducted the survey, says Muslim women see a breakdown of traditional values in the West. "Sexual freedom portrayed in Western media is actually degrading to women, not a form of liberation."
Traditional values? Hmmm. Sound familiar? Isn’t that the mantra of the conservative?
The agenda of the Right – family values, anti-gay marriage, anti-single parenthood, celebration of religious holidays in public, and upholding the Judeo-Christian culture. Almost the direct opposite of what the Left holds – and interestingly enough – a lot of what Muslims believe – except for the Judeo-Christian culture part. Perhaps we should show more restraint in the expression of our freedoms and temper it with more responsibility.
In the emerging struggle facing us between a 21st century civilization and a dying 13th century one, we must understand the enemy we created.