Tuesday, March 06, 2012

News at Eleven: Adonis' measured, careful, and nuanced

approach to conflicts and his rejection of tyranny--whether that of dictators or revolutionaries--leaves him with many detractors who cannot find satisfaction in his refusal to settle for rigid extremes. He is insistent that the welfare of the individual and the individual's freedom to think, write, and act unhindered takes precedence over any overarching ideological vision, however emancipatory it may perceive itself and actually be.

from The Majalla: A Tribute to Adonis


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