It isn’t often that I team up with athiests (but I do love Hitchens), but I wonder here if Sam Harris is on to something. Is there something inherent in Islam that results in a dangerous virulence without Western Liberalization?:
I am torn on the topic of Islam. I cannot decide if there is something inherent in the religion that results in violence, or if the violence is a form of retaliation against the unjust policies of the West. Or both, perhaps?