(urth) This Week in Google Alerts: Home Fires
dstockhoff at verizon.net
Wed Apr 11 04:49:51 PDT 2012
On 4/11/2012 7:28 AM, António Pedro Marques wrote:
> From another angle: severed limbs and stoning is what you have in Iran or
> Saudi Arabia, two of the few countries which claim to base their laws on
> sharia. Now, if iranians or saudi arabians living in Europe claim for the
> introduction of sharia into the european legal systems, how come is an
> result of severed limbs and stonings a bogeyman?
Because they'd probably have to stage a revolution to do so---a
revolution which is not mentioned in HF. Whereas the bogeyman of today
(or rather from a few years ago) is depicted as a creeping horror.
Why would people who have fled repression of any kind be so keen on
recreating it in their new country?
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