Monthly Archives: June 2012

Reading: Talal Asad on “Islam,” Europe, and the civilizational shtick

An excerpt from “Europe Against Islam” (April, 1997): “If religion is often thought of as a major danger, “Islam” is often represented as a uniquely intractable instance of active religion in the modern world. In the modern world “religion”has-or at … Continue reading

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Imperialism, Theirs and Ours

Below is a conversation about imperialism, US and Pakistani, and my note about it. While it is commendable that there is an upcoming documentary (The Invisible War) to highlight the sexual abuse female US soldiers suffer >> Share on Facebook … Continue reading

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