Saturday, December 01, 2007

More on the Amis-Eagleton Spat in the Editorial, STABROEK NEWS November 29, 2007.

. . . It would be disingenuous to claim, after such a destructive century, that we cannot judge religious and political ideologues on their stated aims and their actions. But what is moral superiority worth if it reconciles us to new horrors, like the catastrophic war which is currently breeding the very terrorism it was meant to curb? Easy judgements, however correct, are often the prologue to perilous simplifications: we tend to feel superior long after we have forgotten our morality. Read the rest here:

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