The origins of "the dismal science" - "This viewpoint infuriates some critics of economics, to the extent that it earned the famous nickname of “the dismal science”. Too few people know the c...
Sunday, April 26, 2009
Mamdani random page event #272
I open the book to page 272 and read at the bottom that: "The conflict in Darfur began as a civil war in 1987-89." In case I didn't understand that, the next sentence reads (it's priceless!): "To acknowledge this, however, would be to recognize that the violent conflict in Darfur began as an internal tribal civil war (1987-89) even before al-Bashir came to power in 1989." There are so very many things wrong with these sentences, from grammar to implication... where to begin!!!!! Gosh I could fill up a whole page. But why bother, it's just another Mamdaniism.