Monday, 9 January 2012

What to call them

Sahar Aziz, an Egyptian-American lawyer, argues that Americans’ fear of Islamists’ bombs has evolved into racism towards dark-skinned men. “The word ‘Muslim’ has become racialized. … I don’t accept this formalistic cop-out that this is all about religion,” she stated.         Creeping Shariah, October 2011

Igor Slamoff sympathizes, remarking: “That’s why, instead of  “Muslim”, I prefer to use the term ‘Korangutan’”.

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