Sunday, September 17, 2006

The Logic of Self-Defeat

A commenter on FAZ's news site puts the matter in succinct terms (my tr.):

The reactions of the Islamic world are turning against the passage quoted by the Pope to the effect that Mohammed created a religion of violence. And how does the Islamic world do this? Not by trying to disprove the quotation through argument, but by threatening violence and terror. And thereby logically confirming the the truth of the quotation.

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