Sharia quiz

Which westernised country already has a parallel sharia law system in place for its Muslim minority inhabitants to use, if they so desire?

And why aren’t the likes of Melanie Phillips up in arms about said country’s craven surrender to the forces of dhimmitude and generally letting-the-side-down?

Oh, that’ll be why, then…

Via Dan. Relatedly, this comment is a particularly good summary of the “I am an ignorant bigot and will spout on about grand principles about which I know fuck all” school of argument:

Why can we not say definitively and without equivocation that a bed rock principle of a liberal democracy is that there is only one law and that all are subject to and equal under it?

Err, perhaps because that has never been the case anywhere, either de jure or de facto, and never will be the case anywhere? So assuming you want to accept the existence of such a thing as a liberal democracy, you’d probably best find a different bedrock…

2 thoughts on “Sharia quiz

  1. Jim Bliss says:

    Actually, I thought the “I am an ignorant bigot and will spout on about grand principles about which I know fuck all” school of argument was best typified by this classic on the same thread…

    “Its clear that the UK is already lost to Islam, and if we were to live by the rules of fools like the author of this article, Israel would already be Dar Al Islam.”

  2. Anton Vowl says:

    Not just Israel – there are also separate systems for some civil procedures for people of another culture in that bastion of wringing-wet woolly liberalism known as the United States of America. Though they only apply to the original native population.

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