THE BLACK KETTLE

Proverbs 21:30

Why Christian Persecution Is Islam’s Achilles’ Heel

By Raymond Ibrahim:

Which of the following three headlines is most difficult for the media—including the usual array of liberal pundits, apologists, academics, and politicians—to whitewash or rationalize away? Which most exposes Islam’s inherent intolerance?

A) “Allahu Akbar” screaming Muslims fire rockets into Israel

B) “Allahu Akbar” screaming Muslims riot and commit acts of violence in Europe

C) “Allahu Akbar” screaming Muslims torch a Christian church in a Muslim country

The answer is C—Christian persecution.

Why?

Because in both scenarios A and B, Muslims will always be portrayed and seen as the “underdogs”—and hence always exonerated for their behavior. No matter how violent or ugly, no matter how many Islamic slogans are shrieked—thus placing their behavior in a purely Islamic context—Muslim violence against the West and Israel will always be dismissed as a product of the weak and outnumbered status of Muslims—their status as underdogs, which the West tends to romanticize. And so they will always get a free pass, without further ado.

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November 30, 2012 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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