tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8686769.post4687900368397998596..comments2014-08-13T13:14:14.054+01:00Comments on naijablog: Riazat Butt on Soyinka's cesspit...Jeremynoreply@blogger.comBlogger2125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8686769.post-12021916410805058042010-02-07T14:48:26.949+01:002010-02-07T14:48:26.949+01:00For Soyinka&#39;s follow up to his &#39;cesspit st...For Soyinka&#39;s follow up to his &#39;cesspit statement&#39; visit, for example: http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/columnists/guest_contributors/article7017718.eceAnonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8686769.post-75549384843777301472010-02-05T18:21:31.504+01:002010-02-05T18:21:31.504+01:00FWIW, I&#39;ve written about Soyinka at my own blo...FWIW, I&#39;ve written about Soyinka at my own <a href="http://zunguzungu.wordpress.com/2010/02/04/apparently-wole-soyinka-is-no-longer-a-serious-thinker/" rel="nofollow">blog</a> but what has struck me about most of the commentary (including this piece) is that they act as if it&#39;s *Britain* that he&#39;s attacking. He is, a little, but it&#39;s mostly an out an out screed against Islam that mixes disappointing ignorance with a real unwillingness to actually think through a coherent position. But while the Britain is a cesspit line has gotten a lot of attention, it&#39;s the message that Islam is a religion defined by apocalyptic terrorist violence that I find so offensive (and disappointing).zunguzunguhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/10505845165131255374noreply@blogger.com