Tuesday, April 03, 2007
Gene Expression: The seeds of fundamentalism? provides an interesting suggestion as to some of the sources of Islamic fundamentalism that we are seeing right now. The theory is that many of those who get involved may be doing so because they are partially modernized or westernized and are reacting to pressure to conform to some of the more archaic aspects of their culture, notable arranged marriages. At first glance, it seems counter intuitive. But it may have some validity.