* A lot of confusion mixed with goodwill, Â misperceptions and ignorance regarding Islam. ProudlyÂ displayed today on Andrew Bolts blog:
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Just 150 million hardliners to worry about
Daniel Pipes checks the figures:
I suggested just three days after 9/11 that about 10 per cent to 15 per cent of Muslims are determined Islamists. Subsequent evidence generally confirmed that estimate and suggested, if anything, that the actual numbers might be higher.
Negatively, 10 per cent to 15 per cent suggests that Islamists number about 150 million out of a billion-plus Muslims,Â more than all the fascists and communists who ever lived.
Pipes insists there’s a silver lining:
Positively, it implies that most Muslims can be swayed against Islamist totalitarianism.
They need to be swayed? Can’t more rise up on their own and do that job? If
* Read the comments: full of lefty loons & Islamic shills under false flag. If this is any indication at all of what we’re up against we are roasted.Â And yes, the Bolt blog is considered ‘right wing’- for good measure.