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Sunday, July 09, 2006

The Great Divide: How Westerners and Muslims View Each Other

Fascinating report. Some charts and graphs:

Navigate this report
Introduction and Summary
I. Muslims and the West - How Each Sees The Other
II. The Rift Between Muslims and the West: Causes and Consequences
III. Islam, Modernity and Terrorism
Voices from Countries
Methodological Appendix
Country Profiles

Read (or at least browse) this. What parts grab your attention? I'd be especially interested to hear views from Andrew, Jake, Kris, Bree, and X.



X said...

I read the second graphic as "rantings of Christians, Muslims, and Jews."

Jake said...

After some pondering on the statistics shown, I have come up with the following formula.

(readily available good wine)+(social acceptance of smoking)+(relaxed attitude towards bathing)=greater ethnic and religious tolerance