On Difference

One of the leading practices of the Khmer Rouge regime between 1975 and 1979 was a program of racial “purification” which manifested as an assimilation policy with genocidal massacres.  They began with the Vietnamese ethnic minorities, none of whom appear to have survived within Cambodia, as they were either murdered or fled into Vietnam, where … More On Difference

Loving to Hate

Strangely enough I started this blog days ago, before the Charlie Hebdo massacre.  Of the many dozens of cartoons I’ve seen in the past couple of days, perhaps my favourite is this, which translates as “Mahomet overwhelmed by fundamentalists” and the prophet saying “It’s hard to be loved by idiots”.  I think it’s perfectly fitting … More Loving to Hate