Middle East Enlightenment
Surveys show that the Islamic World — long filled with war and religious dogma — is starting to become more tolerant and a little more secular.
Faisal Saeed Al Mutar says things are changing thanks to the Internet — because people can watch Western shows like “Friends” and “Seinfeld.”
It’s also thanks to efforts by groups like his (IdeasBeyondBorders.org) that translate thousands of English Wikipedia articles about science and rationality into Arabic.
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