"There is something about Western modernity which really does eat away at the soul."When asked to define exactly what he meant by that extraordinary claim, Williams shrugged and told his interlocutors that he hadn't the faintest idea, but that he thought it would sound good to his Muslim readers, despite the fact that their religion scorns men who wear frocks - unless, of course, they are doing so to evade capture or to defeat an enemy.
Actually, I would like the Archbuffoon to define what exactly he means by 'soul' as well as explaining in what way he considers that 'Western modernity' has 'eaten away' at it.
I would also remind the Grand Poseur Williams that no less a figure than Gautama Buddha himself taught that there is no such thing as the 'soul', so that it is more accurate to state that ancient Eastern philosophy destroyed the soul once and for all - and that it did so long before there even was anything that could be described vaguely as 'Western modernity'.
In short, what completly dysfunctional charlatans like Williams want is for the rest of us to acknowledge their authority to tell us how to live our lives.
Well, I got some advice for you, Rowan: why don't your sort slip into your prettiest dresses and go fuck yourselves - I'm sure it'll be a welcome relief to choirboys, not to mention the rest of us.