February 12, 2016

Egyptian Philosopher Mourad Wahba Explains Why The World of Islam Is So Backward

Title: Egyptian Philosopher Mourad Wahba: We Suffer from “Backwardness Virus." No Democracy w/o Secularism. Source: MEMRITVVideos. Date Published: February 11, 2016. Description: 
Egyptian philosopher Mourad Wahba, speaking on the Egyptian Al-Hayat TV channel, said that secularism was a cornerstone of democratic society. He further said: "There is such a thing as a 'backwardness virus'," which "concentrates on disabling the mind," and that "when a political authority strikes an alliance with a fundamentalist religious authority, there is no end to the backwardness." The interview with Wahba aired on January 30.