Geert Wilders Quote

Leading a life like that got me thinking about some big questions. It is sometimes said that Americans and Europeans differ a lot and that they are growing further apart. I disagree—we share the same fundamentals, and that binds us together. Western societies guarantee their citizens something that no other civilizations grant them: privacy. It's one of those things you tend to take for granted unless you lose it. The importance of privacy is unique to Western society with its notion of the sovereign individual. In stark contrast to Western norms, Islam robs people of their privacy and dignity. Islamic societies—including Islamic enclaves in the West—exert tight social control that is indicative of the totalitarian character of Islam.


Ch. 2, pp. 22–23 - Marked for Death (2012)

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Leading a life like that got me thinking about some big questions. It is sometimes said that Americans and Europeans differ a lot and that they are...

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Leading a life like that got me thinking about some big questions. It is sometimes said that Americans and Europeans differ a lot and that they are...