V S Naipaul on Daesh

Naipaul once wrote a book called A Turn in the South, which treated the racial problems of thirty years ago with a compassionate eye for all sides. His outright condemnation of the so-called Islamic State is the more powerful given his demonstrated ability to imagine different perspectives sympathetically. Sometimes, it's just because you can accurately imagine someone's inner life that you find them disgusting.

1 comment:

Assistant Village Idiot said...

There you go being reasonable again. Most of Pew's Solid Liberals


are completely unaffected by information outside their bubble, regardless of bona fides and credibility.