Wednesday, 6 April 2016

An arresting thought


Islam has actually conquered every single other major civilization it’s ever gone up against, from the Buddhists to the Byzantines to the Middle East Christians to the Middle East Jews to the Hindus to the Persians, conquered every last one of them, some of them might, sophisticated civilizations at their peak, conquered them all. There are only two left standing: the Han Chinese and whatever’s left of Western civilization. That is a sobering reality.

Clare Lopez, ex-CIA operative, vice president of the Center for Security Policy and a national security adviser to Ted Cruz.

But actually there is no alternative to Western (what used to be called Christian) civilisation, even in Syria or China - it is the West that conquered every other civilisation.

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