Back in 2010, I grumbled to a traditionalist Catholic friend:
Every time some violent Muslim blows something up, all the peaceful Muslims complain about how unfair it is that everyone thinks all Muslims are like that, and they protest about it. And I'm thinking, Why aren't you guys protesting against the violent Muslims? Two birds with one stone. You make the world less violent, and you get a better reputation as a group.
The reason I was grumbling to him was because the complaints of the peaceful Muslims reminded me an awful lot of the complaints of the perfectly nice traditionalists. Every time some radiical traditionalist does or says something hideous, I hear a lot...READ MORE