February 4, 2006

Muslim Author Speaks Out
In a recent posting for SpiegelOnline, Ibn Warraq that “freedom of expression is our western heritage and we must defend it against attacks from totalitarian societies,” including those representing Islamic extremists. He writes, “The great British philosopher John Stuart Mill wrote in On Liberty, “Strange it is, that men should admit the validity of the arguments for free discussion, but object to their being ‘pushed to an extreme.'”

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