Two hundred years ago an American sea captain wrote a book that provides still-fresh insight into the Islamic culture and way of thinking. This well-written article is off the beaten track and well worth a read. From Doug “Uncola” Lynch at theburningplatform.com:
Today, across the globe, there remains a clash of cultures as ancient as religion; as violent as tides crashing upon the shores of nations; islands separated within seas of humanity. Ongoing wars rage on in the middle-east as democracies fight theocracy, and waves of Islamic immigrants flood onto the shores of western nations like tsunamis. Although oil and water will not mix well, there are those who perennially hope to try; and, if history serves as any right measure, the blending will continue to roil and boil like ships on fire in perilous ports.
Will the captains in the Western nations lead us safely on our journey? I…
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