Amazing article about “an age-old form of protest: going naked.”

The issue of timing was another pretext taken up by those who criticized Aliaa but did not want to appear as though they were against personal freedoms. “Sorry but Egypt is not ready for your step” one tweep said. By criticizing Aliaa’s nude photo on the ground of unsound “priorities,” the liberals are espousing the same holistic discourse they are fighting, according to which freedom should be limited by an intellectual judgment of what is in the interest — and the good timing — of a fixed society whose course they are nevertheless seeking to affect, gradually and without any confrontations.


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