Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Austerist Asymptoticism, reiterated
Lawrence Auster on his blog boldly proclaims:
What I mean by the separationist solution is that Islam must be permanently separated from the West, by stopping all Muslim immigration into the West, and by getting all observant Muslims so return to the Dar al Islam either voluntarily or by coercive means.
Can the reader spot the asymptotic words and/or phrases? This is like playing "find Waldo". I.e., as Bart Simpson once quipped when they showed some pages where Waldo is clearly visible in the game: "Man, they're not even trying anymore!"
Anyway. The answer is:
"either voluntarily or..."
I've hashed and re-hashed the implicit logical nonsense in Auster's ostensibly no-nonsense stance before, in the following essays. Nothing more need be said that I haven't articulated before.
Auster still asymptotic, I see
This morning I had a little attack of Austeritis
And, most pertinent (if detailed and lengthy):
An Iron Veil