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Submitted by p murray (Ireland), Dec 19, 2005 at 12:45

Sir,

Edward Said has added much to our understanding of the Arab and eastern worlds as a reflection of ourselves rather than as a pathology or racist stereotype. The overwhelming impression left with this writer after reading Said on 'Orientalism', is how similar all peoples are in their hopes, motivations, and reactions.

...yours in sorrow

p murray
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