August 16, 2005

words of wisdom

'[A]ny use of the term 'islamofascism' or its derivatives (other of course ... than to interrogate and critique that supposed category itself) immediately disbars the user from being considered a serious commentator or thinker on these issues.

Any counterexamples? Seriously. Even the more intelligent right-wingers don't use this idiot empty shibboleth. So... is there anyone who attempts to think with the category 'islamofascist', let alone who think it explains anything at all, who's worthy of intellectual respect?

China Miéville tells it like it is in the comments to this post on Lenin's Tomb.


Also on this - Infinite Thought and Adam Kotsko

Posted by mark at August 16, 2005 07:48 PM | TrackBack