Islamist terror caused by sexual abuse: Chesler

An article by Phyllis Chesler looks at Islamist terrorism and the Arab world’s dysfunction, and lays the blame on a culture she says is secretly built on older males’ widespread physical and sexual abuse of boys, girls and women. The book on which she bases her article is not yet publicly available.
I’m inclined to lay the blame on the more obvious cause: Islam itself. Ideas create cultures, not vice versa.

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