15 May 2011

Islamic fundamentalism: separating the good from the bad

.... I invite anyone to use the Internet to browse these texts, and to see how they spell out punishment for non-believers. The text, in similar fashion to the Bible, is dripping with inclination toward violence, despite distinctly valuable prose that may lay beside it.

This would seem to require a revolution in religion that separates the pluralistic and just from supernatural and barbarous fundamental texts.

To quote author Sam Harris: “The only problem with Islamic fundamentalism are the fundamentals of Islam.’’ [Boston Globe] Read more [via National Secular Society]