Tag: multiculturalism

The Multicultural Fallacy

Over the past few months, I’ve shared some insights from Mark Steyn’s indispensable book America Alone: The End of the World As We Know It. Let me wrap up that sharing with some thoughts from his concluding chapter. Steyn’s main thesis is that the West is losing its culture and is bowing before an ascendant Islam, which will destroy the West if it’s not challenged. At the root of the problem is the new devotion to multiculturalism. While it may… Read more »

The Missing Ingredient

In 2005, Britain finally took one of the most incendiary imams in the country to court. Abu Hamza was well known in the UK due to stories about him in the tabloid newspapers. They called him “Hooky” because he had lost his hands in an “accident” while in Afghanistan in 1991. As Mark Steyn relates in America Alone, On trial in London for nine counts of soliciting to murder plus various other charges, he retained the services of a prestigious… Read more »

Alarmist or Realistic Assessment?

A couple days ago, I introduced you to a truly significant book by Mark Steyn–America Alone: The End of the World As We Know It. It analyzes the spread of radical Islamic culture in the West and concludes that if we stay on the present course, that culture will overtake all of our Western heritage. I also said that I intended to provide salient points from the book over a series of postings. Today’s post begins that journey as I… Read more »

America Alone

One book I’ve been wanting to read for a long time is Mark Steyn’s America Alone. Now, having read it, I have to say it exceeded my expectations. The subtitle is provocative: The End of the World As We Know It. His thesis is that most of the Western world is gradually submitting to Muslim sensitivities to the extent that Islamic culture and Sharia law will soon overtake nearly all Western European countries. When that happens, America will stand alone… Read more »