Pig Latin: Tension is Relative (ensiontay isway elativeray)

Tension.

In America, it typically involves self-actualization and understanding our own identities. It falls later in the Maslow’s hierarchy of needs where we begin to consider the question of meaning.  It’s why I and many others I know end up blogging (or at least why I’d like to think I blog).

For my friends in Egypt, it means enduring regular ongoing questions regarding whether or not their way of life will be allowed without suffering.  Or at least having one of your main sources of food annihilated. Annihilateway ethay inesway!

PBS did a great piece this week on Mokattam – check it out online at their Religion and Ethics Weekly.

One of my acquaintances in Egypt, Dr. Laila Iskandur, is interviewed in this piece and you get a shapshot of what it is like for those who suffer in the margins.

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