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Archive for April 17th, 2011

The Diameter of the Ego

Vittorio Arrigoni was murdered by Islamists who objected to the presence of foreigners in Islamic lands. Juliano Mer-Khamis was murdered by Islamists who objected to the presence of a theatre in an Islamic city. Beyond this, there isn’t much more to say – no hidden meaning to be extrapolated, no great political point to be made. Those on the Right are wrong to try and use these crimes to prove the extent of Palestinian depravity; those on the Left are wrong to blame them on the occupation. Read more

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