Monday, September 24, 2007

"“In adopting this Weltanschauung, Arab intellectuals also internalised the epistemology by which Europeans came to judge civilisations and cultures along the vector of something called ‘sex’, as well as its later derivative, ‘sexuality’, and the overall systematisation of culture through the statistical concept of ‘norms’, often corresponding to the ‘natural’ and its ‘deviant’ opposite.” (p. 6)"