Stínání hlav online, fatwy online: podzemní svět radikálního křídla islámu lze nalézt na nesčetných místech na internetu. Tito technologicky důmyslní fanatici dokáží oslovit široké publikum. Jejich obecenstvo však existuje kvůli hluboké nespokojenosti a zlosti bezpočtu mladých muslimů v mnoha částech světa. Internet svedl dohromady celosvětové společenství odcizených a roztrpčených lidí.

Západ si myslí, že tato zlost je znakem jakéhosi střetu civilizací: „my" versus „oni", z něhož plyne, že vyhrát může jen jedna strana. Vztek mladých muslimů ale v prvé řadě plyne z odporu k jejich zkorumpovaným lídrům a podlézavosti těchto lídrů vůči Spojeným státům. Řečeno jinak, jde o zahořklost pramenící z materiálních příčin, nikoliv z jakéhosi fanatického, iracionálního a antidemokratického cítění, jehož nositele je zapotřebí převychovat, nebo potřít.

Problém začíná u špiček muslimských společností, nikoliv u vzbouřenců vespod. Muslimští vládci povětšinou nedokázali uspokojit potřeby svých obyvatel. Ve velké části muslimského světa se autoritářské režimy zároveň snaží ovládat a šířit diskriminační formy islámského dogmatu.

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