Socially, the Cuban revolution created an education system and health service that remain the envy of much of the neo-liberal world.
There is no real agreement among scholars as to whether Homer and Hesiod were contemporaries or whether Homer came a hundred or so years later or earlier. How could there be, given that both poets recited and sang in an oral culture.
I do not even hate the Talib who shot me. Even if there was a gun in my hand and he stands in front of me, I would not shoot him.
All I want is an education, and I am afraid of no one.
I think democracy is on the decline in the West. Ruling parties are the same: neo-liberalism at home and wars abroad.
Pakistan is heir to an intellectual tradition of which the illustrious exponent was the poet and philosopher Mohammad Iqbal. He saw the future course for Islamic societies in a synthesis between adherence to the faith and adjustment to the modern age.
What I get a bit angry about is the image of women.
The immediacy of mystic experience simply means that we know God just as we know other objects. God is not a mathematical entity or a system of concepts mutually related to one another and having no reference to experience.
In India, innocent and poor children are victims of child labor.
Anthony Powell was the most European of 20th-century British novelists.