Syria Does Not Want Bashar al-Assad. Does it want ... Hafez al-Assad?
by Alexander Maistrovoy (August 2012)
A quarter of a century ago the people of Central Asia and the Caucasus also tasted freedom. It was the taste of blood.
“The first task of the historian is to make a careful sketch of the manner in which the events he recounts took place. The history of religious beginnings transports us into a world of women and children, of brains ardent or foolish. These facts, placed before minds of a positive order, are absurd and unintelligible, and this is why countries such as England, of ponderous intellects, find it impossible to comprehend anything about it”
- This is how Ernest Renan* described how the psychology of the people during the epoch of Jesus was frustratingly misunderstood by English philosophers. more>>>
Posted on 07/31/2012 1:32 PM by NER