Monthly Archives: January 2015

Comedy of Terrors

“Madness in great ones must not unwatch’d go.” Hamlet, act 3, sc. 1   While “misery acquaints a man with strange bed-fellows”(1), the FBI looks for strange bed-fellows to increase their misery – in the name of the war on terror and terrors. Some background for our international readers. The

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Charlie Hebdo, Ali Aba and 40 Hypocrites

” ‘Tis too much proved – that with devotion’s visage And pious action we do sugar o’er the devil himself.” Hamlet, act 3, sc. 1 Ali Baba had to deal with forty thieves. After the Charlie Hebdo attack, Paris dealt with forty heads of state. But while the thieves in the tale practiced thievery, the Read More

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Shakespeare, Islam and Charlie-Hebdo

“…For mine own good, All causes shall give way: I am in blood Stepp’d in so far that, should I wade no more, Returning were as tedious as go o’er” Macbeth, act 3, sc. 4) First of all, I should apologize to my 25 readers for dealing with a subject that already generated millions of Read More

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