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Was It a Mistake to Protest Against Morsi?

On the 30th of June, 2013, we took to the streets to protest the rule of Dr. Mohamed Morsi, a member of the so-called Muslim Brotherhood, and then…

Egypt’s Opposition – “Islamists”?

Why do many of us still refer to the political opposition and protesters in Egypt as “Islamist”? We use the word regularly, and initially, it made some sort…

Egypt: The Choices We Make

Perhaps one of the biggest changes we’ll all felt since Jan 25, 2011 is – the euphoria, and the burden of – choice. Will you go down? What…

Egypt: A Sampling of Cognitive Biases

The conversation going on right now in Egypt, whether it’s on twitter, or in a cab, or on a supposedly well-respected television show – has mostly been bereft…

July 26th, 2013: Let’s Go Crazy

I’ve been trying to talk sanity for the last few days. People don’t want to hear it. You’re either pro-military or pro-terrorism, you’re either an ikhwan or a…

Egypt: Links for the Perplexed

Here are some completely biased articles, written by what must be a whole gaggle of Coptic Mubarak-Era Nazi’s, that attempt to explain and justify the incredibly complicated situation…

The Crisis of Mind & Morality in Egypt

The Great Divide Recent events in Egypt have led to deep intellectual and moral fractures; Egyptians are both shocked and offended at the way media is handling things,…

Testimony on Army / Brotherhood Clashes

I’ve just come off the phone, after talking at length with a friend I trust who lives, more or less literally, in the middle of the battle zone,…

This Word You Keep Using…

The Muslim Brotherhood lives in a Bizarro World. In their universe, the supreme authority is not the God of Islam, to whom all individuals have access through their…