instapunk052104addTHE ISLAMIC CHALLENGE.
Over at Target Blank, David Scribner has published a neat little essay
in response to a challenge from Osama Bin Laden. His line of argument
is worth reading in toto, but his conclusion should whet the appetite:
I am left with a feeling in my gut
that, in order to defeat militant
Islam, it is only necessary to read the Koran. A lot. Out loud.
Having tried this particular exercise, I tend to agree.