Pat Gunn (dachte) wrote,
Pat Gunn

Islamism vs Dictators

Those of you who like a good debate on complicated topics might enjoy this IntelligenceSquared debate on Islamism and Democracy; given a conflict, do we care more about democracy or liberal values? What are the possible paths to a good society from various ugly statuses quo?

(I've written about this enough semi-recently that you probably don't need a restatement of my thoughts on these matters to know what I think)


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