Friday, April 07, 2006

I'm a terrorist groupie, hear me roar!

Fjordman, guest posting on Gates of Vienna has a must read post today on how the influence of popular culture can weaken the West in the war On Jihad Gates of Vienna: I’m a Terrorist Groupie, Hear Me Roar!

"I have heard some people say that Western popular culture will destroy Islam. That is possible, but we need to remember that this is not a one-way street. What if the opposite happens? Sometimes the barbarians also influence the civilized people, and there is a disturbing amount of “understanding” for terrorists in Western movies and media these days. Creeps come crawling out of the woodwork, more or less cheering for the terrorists who are trying to bring society down. There are probably always people who are drawn to blood and mayhem. They would like to destroy the current political order, but aren’t capable of doing it themselves, so they end up as cheerleaders for those who are attempting to do so. Let’s call them “terrorist groupies.” I’m not just talking about the Oscar-nominated suicide bomber film Paradise Now. There are others examples of this mentality..."

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