Islamism Incompatible With Norway’s ‘Laid-Back Tolerance’- Prof

While describing Norwegian democracy as a “reliable buffer against all sorts of extremism”, professor and historian of ideas Øystein Sørensen has suggested that the rise of uncompromising Islamism poses challenges that Norway has never experienced before. “It could get pretty grim”, he concluded.

Islamism is a foreign element with no rooting in Norwegian culture and is therefore the biggest enemy of Norwegian democracy, Professor Øystein Sørensen maintained in an evening program by national broadcaster NRK.