Friday, February 15, 2019

Religious Bigot or Nationalist Fascist - Which to Favor?

This is not a question that has any semblance of justification in the modern world, and yet this is the all-too-familiar, contrived dichotomy distinguishing good from bad in Egypt today:
‘If you are traveling abroad and you could either reside with a Muslim regardless of his nationality, or an Arab regardless of his religion, which would you prefer?’ ‘If given the choice, would you kill 100 Egyptians or 100 foreigners?’