Ain’t that the truth.
By The Numbers argues that segments of the Left, along with Islamic groups – such as the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) – are attempting to quash any open conversation about Islam, creating an environment where combatting the spread of these dangerous ideologies becomes increasingly difficult.
Ryan Mauro, a National Security Analyst for the Clarion Project told Breitbart News regarding the group’s new documentary on radical Islam:
“It’s time for an honest conversation about the threats of radical Islam, without fear of reprisals from politically correct enforcers. That conversation begins now at Clarionproject.org/numbers
“The Clarion Project is where America comes to have an open, honest conversation about one of the most important issues of our time: the growing threat of radical Islam, and how it affects us all,” he added.
There are three spheres of Islamic radicalization, the documentary explains, providing a visualization of the categories described by author and philosopher Sam Harris.
The first circle, “Violent Jihadists,” are members of terrorist organizations such as the Islamic State, Al Qaeda, Hezbollah, and Hamas. They are the smallest, but most lethal and radical part of the sphere.
“Islamists” are the second part of the sphere. They seek the same end-game as the violent jihadists, but would rather use the political system to do so. The documentary cuts to Sam Harris, who explains what kind of people are part of the Islamist group.
“They are just as convinced of martyrdom and paradise and wanting to foist their religion on the rest of humanity, but they want to work within the system. They’re not going to blow themselves up on a bus. They want to change governments,” Harris says. “They use democracy against itself.”
The Muslim Brotherhood’s short-lived reign in Egypt is a perfect example of the tactics utilized by Islamists to rise to power, the Clarion Project film explains.
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