Voice from the Commonwealth
Commentary, World Views and Occasional Rants from a small 'l' libertarian in Massachussetts

"If ye love wealth greater than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest for freedom, go home and leave us in peace. We seek not your council nor your arms. Crouch down and lick the hand that feeds you, and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen." - Samuel Adams

Thursday, May 23, 2002

Another story about girls going back to school in Afghanistan.

"The Taliban burnt a lot of books, they used to say that those books were for the infidels, not for Muslims. We agree that we are Muslims, but the Islam they taught us was not the real Islam. In their opinion the only person who was a real Muslim was a person who prayed five times a day and studied religious subjects," he added. "They weren't interested in doctors, lawyers or engineers."

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