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September 11, 2001: A Most Shocking Day Indeed!


The ISA, Islam and PAS
Consistently inconsistent

Demonising Islam
One kind of religious extremism begets another

The "Cape Malays" of South Africa
Ethnic identity as contested terrain

The Memoirs of Tom Hayden
Book Review

Elsewhere ....

Airplanes as Flying Bombs
How to make airplanes safer

Info on Bioterrorism
Can't we all get along?

The Taliban Bans Secular Music ("What? No music?!!!)

Extremism in the name of religion
Scary stuff indeed!

The sociology of religious fervour
Excellent article!

Jihad vs McWorld
Interesting views of Benjamin Barber

Views of social thinker George Ritzer
The McDonaldization of the World

Persona non grata
Indonesian studies specialist returns to Indonesia after the fall of Suharto

Nobel Prize in Economic Science
Dismal News

Forensic entomology
Ashes to ashes, dust to dust

The Baby Boomers
Who? Me?


Singapore's ruling PAP sweeps the General Election of 2001 with 3/4 of 1/3 of the Vote
Who says mathematics is boring?

What do polar bears like to eat?
Is it mint-flavoured?

Kinder to their kids?
This is so absurd that I am classifying it under black humour!