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The Dark Side of Cultural studies… ISIS knows how to recruit.

ISIS and Pedophileshttp://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/04/09/what-isis-learned-from-pedophiles.html?via=newsletter&source=DDMorning

Understanding culture is the key to everything.  Really.  If you’ve ever shaken your head and asked, “Why on earth would an American or British teenager pack up and head for Iraq to join ISIS?” you’re not alone.  Unfortunately, ISIS is using their own culture against them.  

These extremists understand the fears and secret desires of youth in the Western World, and they know precisely how to exploit it.  As this article points out, ISIS has the pedophile playbook is following it right down to the letter.  

If this article doesn’t terrify you, we suspect nothing will.  


Sharia Law in Indiana? http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/04/03/next-we-muslims-bring-sharia-to-indiana.html

No matter where you stand on this issue, there are vast cultural implications for the wave of new religious freedom laws.  Ask yourself, “Is religious freedom ever bad?”

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/04/03/next-we-muslims-bring-sharia-to-indiana.htmlMuslims Sharia

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