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PostThoughts on "Ordinary Arabs" (Miles Seeley, USA, 03/10/15 10:58 am)
It was delightful to see Eugenio Battaglia's published account (9 March) of what the Arabic people were like when you knew and respected them. I have many stories of how I was treated in Morocco and especially Jordan. It pains me deeply to see the rise of the Islamic radicals. It does not bode well for the future of the ordinary Arab people, who in my estimation deserve much better.
JE comments: I'm always grateful for Miles Seeley's wisdom. They "deserve much better": how many peoples and cultures over the ages could this statement apply to?