Skip to comments.Western Publishers Submit to Islam
Posted on 09/11/2016 3:02:03 AM PDT by Eleutheria5
When Salman Rushdie's The Satanic Verses came out in 1989, Viking Penguin, the British and American publisher of the novel, was subjected to daily Islamist harassment. ...the London office resembled "an armed camp," with police protection, metal detectors and escorts for visitors. In Viking's New York offices, dogs sniffed packages and the place was designated a "sensitive location". Many bookshops were attacked and many even refused to sell the book. Viking spent about $3 million on security measures in 1989, the fatal year for Western freedom of expression.
Nonetheless, Viking never flinched. It was a miracle that the novel finally came out. Other publishers, however, faltered. Since then, the situation has only gotten worse. Most Western publishers are now faltering. That is the meaning of the new Hamed Abdel-Samad affair.
The Muslim Brotherhood gave Abdel-Samad all that an Egyptian boy could wish for: spirituality, camaraderie, companionship, a purpose. In Giza, Hamed Samad became part of the Brotherhood. His father had taught him the Koran; the Brotherhood explained him how to translate these teachings into practice.
Abdel-Samad repudiated them after one day in the desert. The Brothers had given all the new militants an orange after they had walked under the sun for hours. They were ordered to peel it. Then the Brotherhood asked them to bury the fruit in the sand, and to eat the peel. The next day, Abdel-Samad left the organization. It was the humiliation needed to turn a human being into a terrorist.
Abdel-Samad today is 46 years old and lives in Munich, Germany, where he married a Danish girl and works for the Institute of Jewish History and Culture at the University of Munich. In his native Egyptian village, his first book caused an uproar. Some Muslims wanted to burn it.
Abdel-Samad's recent book...
(Excerpt) Read more at gatestoneinstitute.org ...
“It is as if at the time of the Nazis’ book-burnings, Western publishers had not only stood silent, but had also invited a German delegation to Paris and New York. Is it so unimaginable today?”
Once again the liberal rat progressives have lulled, politically corrected thier minds and uneducated the voting populace into believing the enemy is your friend and thier religion of murder and slavery is good
Unfortunately, the only solution that the Muslims understand is greater force. Muslims need to fear the infidels more than they fear their blood cult pseudo religion.
“The capitulation of Yale University Press to threats that hadn’t even been made yet is the latest and perhaps the worst episode in the steady surrender to religious extremism — particularly Muslim religious extremism — that is spreading across our culture,” commented the late Christopher Hitchens.
Oh how I miss the Hitch!
Truly sad to see western civilization fall right in front of our very eyes.
Well, I am not going away silently...
This “deplorable” is standing up to all the Ameri-Phobes and Western-Phobes and especially their filthy leader Hitlery.
To be deplorable today, one has to only deviate from the DOP party line.
It used to be that one was homophobic if he believed that homosexuals should be lynched, hounded from private housing, or dragged to death from your pickup. Now you just have to want anatomically male men to go to the men’s room or oppose their marrying each other. To be racist, one had to oppose integration in schools or public facilities, or join the KKK. Today, you just have to oppose affirmative action, or ask “how long” it must remain in effect. To be sexist, one had to grope one’s secretary or deny a qualified employee promotion, or beat one’s wife. Now it’s enough to vote for a male. To be Islamophobic, one had to want to bomb the Middle East into a vast wasteland of radioactive glass. Now one has to simply fail to capitulate, either by stopping massive immigration, publishing a book that says mean things about Islam, however true, or refuse to sign away your country in the name of piece. Here we stand, deplorable. We can do nothing else, so help us G-d, however we may disagree about Him in the particular.
“Publishers” are simply liberals.
That’s all there is to say—that’s all that NEED BE said.
So, Viking Penguin was once in the 'deplorable basket' with the other losers? But now they stand with elites? Is that it?
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