The problem is with the Muslims. It’s not the people who constitute the problem, but Islam. And Islam comes with Muslim people. They build active groups that promote Islam and advocate the establishment of Sharia law.Jussprofessoren kunne kanskje sagt noe sånt i stedet:
The problem is with the Jews. It’s not the people who constitute the problem, but Judaism. And Judaism comes with Jewish people. They build active groups that promote Judaism and advocate the establishment of Jewish law.Det hadde kanskje skapt litt oppstuss? Dette er tross alt Tyskland. Som Stern skrev i NYT:
The suggestion that Shariah threatens American security is disturbingly reminiscent of the accusation, in 19th-century Europe, that Jewish religious law was seditious. (...) Kant argued that the particularistic nature of “Jewish legislation” made Jews “hostile to all other peoples.” And Hegel contended that Jewish dietary rules and other Mosaic laws barred Jews from identifying with their fellow Prussians and called into question their ability to be civil servants.Er historien en dårlig læremester? Ser slik ut, selv for skarpskodde professorer.