“If you want to free a society,
just give them internet access.
Because people, the young guys, you know,
are all going to go out and see biased media,
see the truth about other nations
and their own nation
and they’re going to be able to
contribute and collaborate together.”
Curation of international news, visuals, music - and our stories and conversation. And
Promise of obviating past
Mohamed Bouazizi. And Khaled Said (for Egypt). And collective reactions. (The view that Egypt’s activists prepared for the Jan25 Revolution over 10 years. Though, I’m still sort of looking for real backing of this view. It was more like - there was partial preparation …?)
But what happened in Tunisia nor Egypt was neither ‘Islamic’ - not really exactly ‘martyrdom’ thing - but then later on this ‘idea’ or status came to be - accepted - or used.
But then - is “martyr” - Arabic or even pre-Islamic concept? (had some foundation?) or - purely Islamic invention and Islamic concept?