I came across an interesting article on Slate. So, where should one go to learn Arabic in an environment with relatively little propaganda? And should one start classical and then go colloquial or vice versa?
Interesting read from Canadia. Perhaps they’re not as enlightened as I thought. Technorati Tags: Canada, no-fly list, war on terror[ism][ists]
The Boston Globe is running an editorial about the recent Khatami visit to Boston. They were there when he met with members of the MIT Faculty members. Some choice quotations: As the people around his table at the MIT Faculty Club laughed, Khatami added: “And Bush and Ahmadinejad are cut from the same cloth. …… Demonstrating his reputed interest in the Western Enlightenment, Khatami at one point cited the British philosopher John Locke, observing that Locke’s reason for separating religion from the state was to protect religion. He invoked Locke to make the point that many Iranians who favor more…