An oldie but goodie thread back from when I was new to Twitter and hadn't resigned myself to angry shit takes. There are three common responses to this kind of escalating sectarianism in Islamic societies. Accommodationism as seen in Pakistan, where you can murder someone with
impunity and even widespread social applause as long as it is done in the name of Islam with the state powerless to enforce basic criminal justice. Do nothing, as in Western Europe and accept the occasional terrorist attack as just a regular cost of daily life like car accidents
but make some token gestures placating both the Muslims and your put upon natives. Co-opt the crazies as America has done, buy the temporary loyalty of the takfiris and use them to kill your enemies. Hey as long as they are someone else's problem, it's not mine approach. The one
other approach beyond the Communist approach is the Burmese totally NOT a genocide according to Western pundits is to burn their villages to the ground and send hundreds of thousands fleeing for their lives, the good old fashioned way of settling thorny intractible sectarian
disputes. The Commie approach, as it was applied domestically is brute force accelerationism to transition more backwards societies towards socially "modern" ones through state power. Turns out that actually is the fastest and least bloody one.

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