Estimated reading time: 2 minutes, 12 seconds

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes, 12 seconds

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes, 12 seconds

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes, 12 seconds

Dear Maha, one of my students (I think) explained that you had to have an eloquent, poetic rhetorical style in the Arab world when speaking truth to power – otherwise you would be executed! So – perhaps we all need some lessons in Arab rhetoric! On the other hand – eloquent rhetoricians just seem to twist words into beautiful lies (viz. Earl Spenser at the funeral of Princess Diana – oh the rhetoric – oh the beauty of his words, the rhythm, the eloquence… and the lies – the damn lies!)… so perhaps we need to be more proud of an eloquent honesty? Best and good luck! Sandra