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August 22, 2005

Al-Qaida's World Wide Web

Muslim radicalism has moved beyond the language of citizenship to assume a global countenance, joining movements as different as environmentalism and pacifism in its pursuit of justice on a worldwide scale.
Such movements are ethical rather than political in nature: they can neither predict nor control the global consequences of their actions. The acts of those involved in global networks such as al-Qaida are free from politics of a traditional sort, which demands collective agreement on certain theses, plans and goals.
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3 Comments:

At 7:15 PM, Blogger Scarlett said...

I'm glad I came across your blog and I intend to bookmark it. Its nice to know that there are other progressives and I think we must stick together! Hang in there!

 
At 7:24 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

What a great blog!!!!!!
Keep it all coming.

 
At 5:22 PM, Anonymous Jerrold Sarafin said...

I''m not familiar with this subject but interesed.

 

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