Affirming the West

“It is fitting for a nation long in tradition and with a strong sense of honour to find the courage to denounce its own errors. But it should not forget all the reasons it could still have for self-esteem. In any case, it is dangerous to ask it to confess that it alone was guilty […]

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A Dissection of Edward Said’s ‘Orientalism’

“The central belief of every moron is that he is the victim of a mysterious conspiracy against his common rights and true deserts.” H.L. Mencken It is no exaggeration to say that Orientalism, written by Palestinian nationalist Edward Said, is a major source of the rabid anti-Westernism which so defines the Muslim world and the […]

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