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'Terrible Tuesday': Worm's and Bird's Eye Views

There are two views, the worm's and the bird's on every event, including 'Terrible Tuesday'. The worm's (or the FBI's) view might tell us how the tragedy was planned and who were involved in the act. In contrast, the bird's (or the scholar's) view tells us why the tragedy occurred and how long it has been in the making. To make sense of the disaster we need to look at it from both angles.

The Virulence of Faith

Taliban's destruction of the Bamiyan Buddha statues is an example of a virulence of faith that can only express itself in barbaric practices which should have no place in any society ruled by social norms and aesthetic values of a civilised human mind.


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