British Values

Today’s little dive into the voodoo of security reason comes curtesy of three particularly arresting quotes made by British officials in the last weeks. The first, in which David Cameron brings existential depression to PPE lecturers, really deserves to be flayed on the rack of mean-spirited and hermeneutically vicious public excoriation in all its heinous dimensions:

“And in a world where people look at the threat of Islamist extremism and blame poverty or the foreign policy of the west, we need to say: no, it’s about an ideology that is hijacking Islam for its own barbaric purposes and poisoning the minds of young people.
And just as Europe has faced down dangerous and murderous ideologies in the past.”

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