Updates to essays:
And now, a cool, level-headed contribution to the free-speech-vs.-PC debate, by Kelefa Sanneh, in this week’s New Yorker.
In a You-Tube video of a militant Salafist demonstration in Bonn, posted in February of 2015, the remarkable German convert and Hass-Prediger finishes his tirade by exhorting the onlookers: “The Jews say the Prophet [Muhammad] left only girls. But no! He left men.” (He adds in Arabic: khalaf rijâl.)
Meaning: Biologically, the Prophet had, as a matter of historical fact, only daughters (that survived infancy); but as a legacy, he left men.