The Early Days of a Better Nation

Wednesday, September 17, 2003

Liberated Iraq

We've heard a lot recently about how Arab and/or Muslim countries need to get up to speed on smashing fundamentalist terrorism, and developing non-oil industry, promoting scientific and technical education, and advancing women's rights. We're told that there's something fundamentally 'broken' in Arab or Muslim culture that prevents them from doing that. This is usually advanced as part of an argument for bombing the shit out of countries that actually do some or all of these things.


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