It is quite rightly that Mrs. Vidal threw the pavement in the pond by declaring that the Islamo-leftism
To really understand this concept, it is still necessary to delve for a moment into the strange intellectual history of the far left.
While in the 1970s, she happily announces the "death of God", denounces the misdeeds of religions,
"opium of the people"
according to Marx,
in the eyes of Nietzsche or
"obsessive neurosis of humanity"
for Freud, it becomes today the main ally of Islamism.
It is this incredible reversal of perspective that Pierre-André Taguieff pointed out in developing, in the early 2000s, the concept of Islamo-leftism.
Still, this notion already had a prehistory, and failing to trace it carefully, it is difficult to understand both the power and the harmfulness of what it designates.
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It all started in the late 1970s when Sartre loudly proclaimed his support for the revolution.
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