Slouching Towards Bethlehem

Bennett versus Amis, Amis versus tolerance

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A long piece by Ronan Bennett on modern anti-Muslim racism, specifically in the mouth of Martin Amis. I missed the brouhaha with Terry Eagleton, but I’m glad someone stood up to Amis, although, as Bennett, points out, it isn’t enough. That Amis has not been ostracized by his peers is an indication of a hardening of views vis-a-vis Muslims throughout the west today.

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Written by Homo Ĺ’conomicus

November 22, 2007 at 5:17 am

Posted in Media, News, Politics, Writing

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