Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Ignorance of History Strikes Again

Given our country's track record of dealing with apocalyptic Christian extremist cults, particularly on our own soil, our failure to understand what Malise Ruthven called the "Lure of the Caliphate" on her recent NYRBlog post and the power it exerts in both pursuing its vision and recruiting others for assistance is nothing short of catastrophic myopia.

1 comment:

DigitalDan said...

Yeah, but when you're immune to that sort of appeal, it sure seems odd that so many go for it.