The Reality Of Theocracy

Andrew Sullivan —  Jan 21 2015 @ 12:39pm

It can throw men off a high roof for being gay:

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All the grotesque punishments for men and women are because of violations of extreme Islamic purity. More images of Jihadist barbarism via The Daily Beast via Twitter, seen below:

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And a scene from the Bible, of a woman being stoned to death. This is a culture that, far from reconciling itself with modernity, is going to try to recreate its own fantasy of the 7th Century in the 21st. I fear it will have to implode or be destroyed by other Muslim powers and forces before it retreats into the dustbin of history. Our task is to preserve what’s left of civilization and hope we can outlast it, without becoming something more like it.