Uh, along with a few billion other people, including Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Leon Spinks, Anna Nicole Smith, Magdi Allam, Britney Spears, Anjem Choudhury, Margaret Thatcher, Horace Clarke, Tammy Bruce, Twostellas, Omar Bakri, Anthony Braxton, Brigitte Gabriel, Evan Parker, Ban Ki-moon, Yanni, Bernard Lewis, that friendly Pakistani guy who runs the grocery store around the corner from here, and, of course, you.
This monumental bit of silliness on Time’s part is just another illustration of the West’s failure of will. We have no longer any standards, any distinctions, any excellence, because we are pathologically afraid of branding anyone a failure.
Along with this wholesale levelling comes an unwillingness or inability to declare any model of society or any belief-system superior to another, which saps all our will to fight against the encroachments of the Islamic jihad ideology. This will be the preoccupation of a book for which I have recently signed a contract with Regnery Publishing. The tentative title is Why Christianity Is A Religion of Peace — And Islam Isn’t, although if you can think of something catchier, please let me know. It is set to be out next summer; all I have to do now is write it.