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It’s harder to hate someone you know

TJI Pick
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Published: 26 July 2016

Last updated: 4 March 2024

Pauline Hanson, Sonia Kruger and the cult of celebrity extremism – Alan Stokes – The Canberra Times 19.07.16
Thousands of Australians are worried about Islamist terrorism and Muslim immigration. They want Hanson in Parliament to be their voice. She deserves to be heard and her views acknowledged. But how do we counter her extremism?
See article here

And see:

Pauline Hanson's claims on Islam, broken down – News.com.au 21.07.16
Instead of insulting Hanson or pretending such views don’t exist, let’s take a rational look at her controversial comments on Islam and the counterarguments.

‘Share the gruesome Nice attack images’
July 19, 2016
We must confront what’s being done in the name of our religion even when our so-called allies undermine our position by denying Islam’s role in terrorism. There is no intrinsic ‘problem’ with Islam but yes, hell yes, there is a contemporary degeneration of our religion that is threatening its very existence and future.

Want to fight xenophobia? Then speak clearly about Islamism
– Colin Rubinstein – The Brisbane Times 19.07.16


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