An utterance can have Intentionality, just as a belief has Intentionality, but whereas the Intentionality of the belief is intrinsic the Intentionality of the utterance is derived.
This universe can very well be expressed in words and syllables which are not those of one’s mother tongue.
Egypt has suffered more ordeals than the other countries to get where it is.
I’d thought sexuality was instinctive or natural, but it’s profoundly linked to inner security and cultural context.
Berkeley had a liberal element in the student body who tended to be quite active. I think that’s in general a feature of intellectually active places.
My car and my adding machine understand nothing: they are not in that line of business.
In Morocco, it’s possible to see the Atlantic and the Mediterranean at the same time.
The power of the word in Morocco belonged to men and to the authorities. No one asked the point of view of poor people or women.
I write about wounds, the eternal treasons of life. It’s not very funny, but it’s sincere. My commitment is to sincerity.
We must stop posing as victims of the West and behaving negatively towards the West. We must participate with the West on an equal footing in the reconstruction of the world.