Ayaan Hirsi Ali: “Neither Islamists nor the Woke will engage in debate, and both prefer indoctrination of the submissive and damnation of those who resist”

WALL STREET JOURNAL
What Islamists and ‘Wokeists’ Have in Common
by Ayaan Hersi Ali
September 10, 2020

…Nineteen years on, we see a similar dynamic, only this time it is within our borders. Naive observers explain this summer’s protests in terms of African-Americans’ material disadvantages. These are real, as are the (worse) socio-economic problems of the Arab world. But they aren’t the main driver of the protests, which appear to be led mainly by well-off white people. Their ideology goes by many names: cancel culture, social justice, critical race theory, intersectionality. For simplicity, I call it all Wokeism. I am not about to equate Wokeism and Islamism. Islamism is a militant strain of an ancient faith. Its adherents have a coherent sense of what God wants them to achieve on earth to earn rewards in the afterlife. Wokeism is in many ways a Marxist creed…READ MORE

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