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Dear Prophet

Dear Prophet: A woman’s story by Ali Ansari is more a treatise on religion than a novel.  The story (if there indeed is any story) is narrated in first person by Zarina who is faced with the meaninglessness of life … Continue reading

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Imperial Ambitions

  “Neoliberal capitalism isn’t just about the accumulation of capital (for some).  It’s also about the accumulation of power (for some), the accumulation of freedom (for some).  Conversely, for the rest of the world, the people who are excluded from … Continue reading

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Osama in Dante’s Hell

  In Dante’s classical work, Divine Comedy, Hell has nine circles.  As you proceed from the first towards the successive ones, the torments increase.  While the last one, the ninth circle, is reserved for those who practised treachery in their … Continue reading

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