Slouching Towards Bethlehem

Bennett versus Amis, Amis versus tolerance

leave a comment »

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.


Written by Homo Ĺ’conomicus

November 22, 2007 at 5:17 am

Posted in Media, News, Politics, Writing

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: