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Edward Said | “The Myth of the Clash of Civilizations”

Edward Said Memoir

Edward Said Memoir

Edward Said’s lecture on Samuel Huntington’s essay and book on the “Clash of Civilizations,” at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst (1996). Said, a Christian Palestinian, was one of the greatest thinkers of our time.

“Said said “the West mainly sees Islam through distorted, Orientalist, lenses. Also, correlation alone is not sufficient to prove that what you said must mean there is a ‘cultural clash’. There could be a clash in some areas, but this is created by powerful people to make Islam seem threatning so regions, like Iran, can be dominated for oil.””

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Edward Said on Conflicts and Peace

 

Edward Said on Conflicts and Peace, from a public lecture at McGill university in Montreal, Quebec 1996. Le Coin Palestinien.

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