Caliphate should be taken se­ri­ously

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even if this is the en­emy, let us not de­ride it… we must take it se­ri­ously.”

His in­tel­lec­tual anx­i­ety was height­ened by the re­ac­tion of friends whom he asked, ex­per­i­men­tally, to look at video ma­te­rial of grim ex­e­cu­tions by the caliphate. Most said they “couldn’t take it”.

“I re­alised there was a ten­dency to con­fuse two things… I was not

PIC­TURE LEON LESTRADE

CARE­FUL ANAL­Y­SIS: French rhetori­cian and philoso­pher Philippe-Joseph Salazar, dis­tin­guished pro­fes­sor of rhetoric and hu­mane let­ters at the Univer­sity of Cape Town.

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