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It’s been a busy and challenging week for the adherents of multiculturalism. A few days ago, one Salih Khater, originally from Sudan, ran over pedestrians with his car near the Houses of Parliament in London. Not the first such terrorist incident in the UK, where to speak openly about the murderous mandates in the Quran is considered bigoted and rude and is likely to get one labeled as a racist or member of the far-right by politicians, pundits, and news anchors. Then there’s this headline from The Daily Wire: “American Couple Believing ‘Evil Is A Make-Believe Concept’ Bike Through Territory Near Afghan Border. ISIS Stabs Them To Death.”
A young American couple who took a year-long bike trip around the world, believing that evil was a make-believe concept, took a fatal route through ISIS territory in Tajikistan, where alleged ISIS terrorists stabbed them to death.
“Evil is a make-believe concept we’ve invented to deal with the complexities of fellow humans holding values and beliefs and perspectives different than our own…” – Jay Austin, vegan who worked for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Two days later, the Islamic State released a video showing five men it identified as the attackers, sitting before the ISIS flag. They face the camera and make a vow: to kill “disbelievers.”
Apparently, the values and beliefs of the ISIS murderers were very different than those held by the naïve American tourists. It’s not really a complex notion that evil people do exist and that it is not a make-believe concept.
In New Mexico, Judge Sarah Backus, a Democrat originally from San Francisco (need I say more?), came to the startling conclusion that a group of Muslim men engaged in training young children to shoot up schools and other soft targets, and notwithstanding the discovery of the corpse of a young boy at the training compound site, posed no apparent threat to the community. The judge has since been receiving a torrent of criticism and backlash for her decision to grant nominal and deferred bail to the suspects.
On a somewhat happier note, in Texas, one Ali Irsan has received the death penalty for the honor killings of his son-in-law, a Christian, and his daughter’s close friend, who Irsan believed were responsible for converting his Muslim daughter to Christianity.
It takes a special type of childish multiculturalist faith to ignore mountains of evidence, not just of the rampant murderous acts perpetrated by ISIS and other radical jihadis in the last several years, but also to ignore the eons-long history of heinous and/or murderous acts perpetrated by known serial killers, child abusers, child rapists and torturers and any number of humans on the planet who were not only willing to torture and kill but happy to do so.
This sort of extreme naivety is akin in many respects to the diehard beliefs of people firmly convinced that the earth is flat. Unlike the flat-earth adherents (enjoy the video), who generally pose no threat (unless they’re radical Muslim jihadist flat-earthers), the naïve multiculturalists seek to make all of just as blissfully ignorant of the dangers of accepting murderous ideologues who have no desire whatsoever to assimilate, choose to live in no-go zones in many of the west’s major metropolitan areas, and who actively march and protest calling for the downfall of their new host governments.
Let me leave you this. Jordan Peterson was asked to speak about free speech in response to the incarceration and continued flogging of Saudi dissident, Raif Badawi. From Wikipedia:
Badawi was arrested in 2012 on a charge of “insulting Islam through electronic channels” and brought to court on several charges, including apostasy. In 2013 he was convicted on several charges and sentenced to seven years in prison and 600 lashes. In 2014 his sentence was increased to 10 years in prison, 1000 lashes, and a fine. The flogging was to be carried out over 20 weeks. The first 50 lashes were administered on 9 January 2015. The second flogging has been postponed more than twelve times. The reason for the most recent postponement is unknown, but the previous scheduled floggings were delayed due to Badawi’s poor health. Badawi is known to have hypertension, and his health has worsened since the flogging began.
His wife, Ensaf Haidar, who took refuge in Canada after her life was threatened in Saudi Arabia, has said Badawi will not be able to survive further flogging. Ensaf Haidar has given a series of televised interviews about Badawi’s plight, including at the 2016 Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy.