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‘Lord of the Rings’ Actor Slams American Leaders for Turning Blind Eye to Islamic Extremism


It’s no secret that Hollywood is full of progressives.

But thankfully, there are still a few sound conservatives in Tinseltown who are not afraid to drop some knowledge.

So please step forward and take a bow, screen legend John Rhys-Davies.

The actor, famous for his larger-than-life appearances in the Indiana Jones, Lord of the Rings, and James Bond franchises, recently appeared on Adam Carolla’s radio show to pitch his latest movie. But that’s not all he talked about!

He accused Western leaders of losing their “moral compass” by failing to cast judgment on Islamic extremism and turning a blind eye to the persecution of Christians in the Middle East and Africa.

“Basically, Christianity in the Middle East and in Africa is being wiped out. I mean not just ideologically but physically, and people are being enslaved and killed because they are Christians. And your country and my country are doing nothing about it,” he said.


“We have lost our moral compass completely, and unless we find it, we’re going to lose our civilization,” Rhys-Davies warned. “I think we’re going to lose Western European Christian civilization anyway.”

Adam Carolla also identified political correctness as the source of the problem, asking,”Why is it so evolved not to judge?”

He continued, “This notion that we’ve evolved into a species that’s incapable of judging other groups and what they are doing, especially when it’s beheading people or setting people on fire or throwing acid in the face of schoolgirls… I like that kind of judging. That’s evolved!”

Rhys-Davies agreed:

… “We don’t want to be judgmental” and “an age where politicians don’t actually say what they believe…Heaven forbid that we should criticize people who, after all, share a different value system.”

You can check out the full podcast here.

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