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Thursday, March 08, 2007

On Gods, Presidents and the Muslim Brotherhood

Oxford Professor Timothy Garthon Ash has visited Egypt and is writing about the presidential succession, Gods, Islamism and the future of Egypt.

Those who take the legitimating religion or ideology too seriously — be it Osirisism or socialism — are missing the point. The gods come and go; what endures over the millenniums is men's lust for power and wealth and their vain quest for immortality.

Changing Gods in Egypt - Los Angeles Times

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