[Marxism] Iraqi journalist throws shoes at Bush
shmage at pipeline.com
Sun Dec 14 16:57:07 MST 2008
On Dec 14, 2008, at 6:35 PM, Louis Proyect wrote:
As I learned in Morocco 50 years ago, in an Islamic culture to put
one's shoe in one's hand is a severely threatening gesture and to
throw it is a gesture expressing unmitigated contempt. If there is a
Western term for this sort of thing, it is to be found in the *codex
duello*. It is the equivalent of slapping one's enemy across the face
with one's glove.
> This cosmos did none of gods or men make, but it
> always was and is and shall be: an everlasting fire,
> kindling in measures and going out in measures."
> Herakleitos of Ephesos
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