Sources: The White House, The New York Times
quote: That sentence is usually used by those who want to destroy all competing ideologies and religions. The others just keep on living with other peoples as they always have been.
quote: Islamic, Christian and Jewish societies can be secularist as many countries have demonstrated. It's just the extremist minorities who have never accepted this. Formulation of human rights have had many religious influences in the past. It's no wonder that people who seek new sense of identities in the globalizing, post-colonialist world want deny such foreign influences.