In response to: Islam, Blasphemy, and the East-West Divide
Khomeini and the Islamic Republic took the lead in trying to regain Islam’s lost honor and glory, which meant eradicating insults to the faith.
Where should freedom of speech begin and end? Should anything be held as sacred? All emerging democracies struggle with these questions.
Khomeini rejected democracy because of its “Western dimension.”
A Muslim Enlightenment might take root in the West more than anywhere else.
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