I recently read in my local newspaper, "Pro-Morsi rallies should be allowed to take place, these innocent
With the outing of Ex-President Morsi, we have somewhat of a dilemma on our hands. Anti-Morsi members are criticizing the protests of Pro-Morsi supporters because they are disrespectful and dangerous. They key word being "disrespectful."
Much to my surprise, I have come to learn that Egypt is actually quite split on those who oppose Morsi and those who are for him. As June 30th approaches, I can't help but fear for the lives that will be lost. Will their deaths be in vain? Will Morsi step down? If Morsi steps down, who is fit to take his place?
The question which lingers in my mind is, will there ever be a time where the people don't oppose the government? I have this nagging inkling that perhaps the people will never be happy with any leader. Why? I feel like the Egyptian people put their leader on a pedestal instead of treating them like a human like the rest of us. Hasn't Morsy done anything at least a bit admirable? Come on people, nothing?
Hidden gems make Egyptians fall in love with their country, and foreigners to recognize the beauty in the chaos
A good relationship brings out the best in people, we know a bad relationship brings out the worst
If Egypt is headed in a new direction, is it a path that we will regret later?
What happened to the days where Egypt was this mysterious, magical place where all foreigners knew as the mother of the world?
Think about how dangerous it is for extremism to infiltrate a religion. Now picture that leading a country. Yikes.
The fact that Saeydna came out with his condolences doesn't lessen the pain we have in our hearts, but offers us warmth during this difficult time.
An arranged marriage, Liberals, Muslim Brotherhood, Opposition all forced to live with each other. In a culture where divorce isn't really an option, why not make concessions so that everyone is happy?
Just like the planet of the apes, we too have a big monkey. He's not the head of the Supreme Court though, he's the President.
There is a running joke going around in the Western world right now
I really pray that our new leader is open minded and can lead the future generation out of this extremist, fundamentalist, oppressive state it's headed now!
Ever heard the phrase, "Your country's corrupt"?
Do my eyes deceive me or is it possible that something good can come out of Egypt?
Whilst citizens are protesting, islamists are dominating, and parliament is parading, tourists are avoiding
"Freedom of expression is great, except the kind that makes religious people angry"
Imagine there's no religion, nothing to kill or die for
It is often the people who are optimistic enough to think they can make a difference that do make a difference.
People, wake up! This is what a democracy is, freedom of the people!
The Light of the Desert-Documentary on St Macarius Monastery, Egypt