Spoiled brats? Not really.

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Submitted by Jon MC, Feb 22, 2017 14:59

Let me say that I agree that to the Western mind the attitude and behaviour of some Muslims is entirely reminiscent of a toddler tantrum, but this is to neglect the fact that whereas the West has a Truth/Falsehood paradigm, Islam teaches an Honour/Shame paradigm.

The result is that if anything touches the "honour" of said variety of Muslim they - which is therefore shaming - they have to respond aggressively/violently in order to restore their honour (at least in their own eyes).

This is NOT to say that we should tolerate such behaviour in any way.

It IS to say that its cause is not some sort of "mental stunting" of Muslims but the inherent nature of Islamic society. On the contrary, Muslims who act in this "childish" manner should be severely dealt with, you don't get a paradigm-shift by pandering to it!


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