Friday, December 14, 2012

Bernard Lewis and furniture in the Middle East

Regarding the claim by Bernard Lewis that there are no chair in Middle East tradition or culture, comrade Fahd sent me this: "About Chairs:
This piece of furniture is a Western creation. Though it is taken as evidence of being civilized, it is overlooked that is the main cause of skeleton degradation (arthritis, osteoporosis) caused by –constant- unhealthy posture. Let us not go into the toilet seat negative effects... Ha, ha, ha..."