Showing posts from March, 2017

Islamic State the Muslim Finishing School: Turkey's Muslim President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ''Democracy is like a streetcar. When you come to your stop, you get off. .. The mosques are our barracks, the domes our helmets, the minarets our bayonets, and the believers our soldiers.”

"Western observers are often blind to social currents within the Muslim world. During the Arab Spring revolutions of 2011, outside analysts confidently predicted that the uprisings would marginalize the jihadist movement in favor of more moderate and democratic reformers. In fact, the opposite happened.."
The Coming Islamic Culture War, Foreign Affairs, By Daveed Gartenstein-Ross and Nathaniel Barr, March 4, 2017

An individual does not simply arrive at a cultural institution primed with a necessarily mutually understood "categorization engine" enabling "automatic labels that come naturally to mind and that belong intrinsically to things and entities", without the complicity of a culture's peaceful & law abiding many who imbue within the individual the 'understanding, reasoning, language, and communication' attributes to align with the cultural institutions foundation ethics-morals-values-beliefs-motivation, social/political method and aim-pu…