Muslim or Arab? Political stereotypes in the Middle East.

I have to listen, quite often, news of the Arab world shaped by terrible simplifications, especially in the media but also in lectures, conversations and gatherings. Nowadays, it is not difficult to hear that there is no Arab political thought outside the Koran and a rigorist interpretation of the sacred text. Sometimes I even perceive …

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Gestación subrogada ¿un debate moral?

No es -ni será- habitual encontrar en este blog artículos referentes a temas de esta naturaleza pero este asunto ha tomado en los últimos tiempos un tono que me desasosiega profundamente al pretender situar a las personas que optan por la gestación subrogada en un escalón inferior de moralidad y me ha llevado a escribir …

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Neither Islamophobia nor Islamophilia

My partner is not an islamophile, is simply a Muslim and I am not an islamophobe, I am simply an atheist. The space of understanding that we have created, free of stereotypes, comes from the mutual conviction that I am not an arrogant colonialist and he is perfectly capable of understanding an open-minded culture or …

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