The age-old dream of the human caravan is not to send astronauts in their orbit in outer space.. it is to send its individuals - every single individual in his orbit of self-realization. It is high time that this dream be thus reinterpreted. It is also the sacred duty of every man and woman to help intelligently reorientate human endeavour towards the culmination of this pilgrimage.

Mahmoud Muhammad Taha - Answers to the questions of Mr. John Voll - 17.7.1963




The Moderate Martyr
A radically peaceful vision of Islam.

by George Packer

September 11, 2006

Published on September 11, 2006 in the following URL:

http://www.newyorker.com/archive/2006/09/11/060911fa_fact1