Why is the Arab World so Easily Offended?

“Modernity requires the willingness to be offended. And as anti-American violence across the Middle East and beyond shows, that willingness is something the Arab world, the heartland of Islam, still lacks.” This is the opening paragraph of an editorial appearing in the Washington Post that every American should spend a little time with.

Authored by Fouad Ajami, it contains enough Islamic and Arab history to provide insight into what we in the West have so often witnessed over the decades.

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