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Here is a thought experiment:  Suppose I am a well-respected University Professor at a rather prominent school here in the U.S., with lots of academic credentials and I made the following claim:  “Romeo and Juliet” was written by Sheikh Bahaii.  And the proof is the work fits all the criteria of Sheikh Bahaii writings:  the themes of romance, love, jealousy, conflict, religion, the use of iambic pentameter and a few other things.

What would you say?

Now suppose that Hossein Askari, an Iranian-born professor of International Business and International Affairs at George Washington University wrote a paper that claims that Ireland leads the world in Islamic values.  To prove it, Askari developed a system IslamicityIndex that measures economic and social featyres that are consistent with Islam’s teachings.  Please note, the index was actually developed prior to the paper.  Askari applied the index to the Ireland.

What would you say?

You might immediately respond with dismay and skepticism.

Ireland: a country that historically called itself “Christian”, a European country which developed right along the rest of Europe based on Judeo-Christian principles and values, a country which had no Islamic influence in the development of the laws of political economy or the rule of law in general and only until recently has had a significant Islamic population.  How can it be that Ireland ‘lead the world in Islamic values”?   It’s simple:  make the Judeo-Christian principles that guided Europe’s development and Islamisize them.  Then convince the world that Islam is so powerful that in less than 20 years time a throughly Western Culture/Country can “convert” from Christianity to Islam.

The saddest part:  Nobody is challenging this non-sense.

 

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