Sophistry Corner: What a Turkey

Sophistry Corner: What a Turkey

A Sophistry Corner special today featuring one of Europe’s favourite people, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Clearly the man believes that integration of Turks in Germany means more Turkish schools, more Islamic “education centres”, more Saturn V minarets and “honour killings” being incorporated into the Grundgesetz. Well, anything but Turks making an effort themselves […]

Intercontinental Ballistic Minarets

Intercontinental Ballistic Minarets

This weekend Switzerland voted to outlaw the building of new minarets, with twenty-two of the country’s twenty-six cantons in favour of the proposal for a ban. Given that the official line from the government and mainstream political parties attempted to encourage people to vote against the proposal, it says something that well over half the […]