A couple of days ago I posted a blog entry exploring the dangers of worldviews that become absolutist ideologies that are forced on other people. I quoted Islamic extremism as an obvious example.
Since then two newspaper articles have highlighted the danger that the response to this threat falls into the same trap.
The Independent had the headline “Burkini ban: Armed police force woman to remove her clothing on Nice beach“. So, one response to Islamic extremism has been to demand that women expose more flesh in the name of public decency, no matter how they feel about it! Read more