Monday, February 05, 2007

A world of one's own

Henry Porter gives a vigorous defence of liberal values. Though he concentrates on Islamism, much of what he says has universal import - particularly,

The thing I fear most is the growth of an alternative account of reality among radicalised youth …

Never mind just worrying about radicalised youth. How about New Age quacks, diet fetishists, conspiracy theorists, Mail readers, Mohammed Al-Fayed and, most of all, large numbers of reviewers of "What's Left"?

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