I don’t generally answer responses to my blogs, but I can’t pass this one up.
Readers come from all sides of the spectrum with varied points of view, which is the way I like it. Some are supportive, some come up with new ideas, others castigate. That’s okay. It stimulates thought and sometimes we can even learn something we didn’t know before.
A Mr. Herbert Herman wrote about my article on Islamic Intimidation and had this to say:
“…the virus of Islamophobia. Your message caters to xenophobic demagoguery and serves the extreme right. It is reminiscent of Hitler’s ranting against Jews.”
Digest that one for a moment.
First, I want to thank Mr. Herman for his comments and for weighing in with his viewpoint.
Mr. Herman accuses me of Islamophobia. I have news: Mr. Herman is right on. I am definitely Islamophobic. And, he should be too.
Perhaps Mr. Herman and folks like him, should do a little more homework. If he did, and opened his eyes, he would also fear the rise of radical Islam like most Americans who live in a conscious state. (Note the adjective: Radical) I was once one of those glowing, tolerant people who …