Culture, Civilization, and Humanity

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Divided into four parts and comprising Tarek Heggy's writings on the Egyptian mind, this volume makes an attempt to diagnose the illnesses of contemporary Egyptian political and socio-economic actuality and prescribe two solutions: a liberal political system and a modern market economy.

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Some Basic Remarks About the Values of Progress
7
The Most Important Values of Progress
11
Source and Identity
44
CHAPTER 4 Cultural Specificity
46
Building a Strong Society
50
Essays on Egypts Cultural Dilemma
53
Introduction
55
Why Do I Write?
56
Introduction
171
CHAPTER 1 The Tragedy of Subsidies
172
The Art of Work An Art We Have Lost
181
Who are the Makers of History Circumstances or People?4
185
The Difficult Equation of Change versus Stability
190
Religious Extremism in Egypt
195
The Egyptian Problem Origins and Analysis
199
CHAPTER 7 What is to be Done?
207

The BigTalk Syndrome
59
Singing Our Own Praises
63
Between a Culture of Peace and a Culture of War
67
Egyptian Identity and Globalization
71
Humanity America and Civilization
75
CHAPTER 7 Reflections on an American Trip
84
Chapter 8 Localized to the Spine
94
CHAPTER 9 The Anatomy of Apathy
96
The United States and the World Future
101
Egypts Economic Reform in the Balance
105
The Arab Mindset and the Conspiracy Theory12
110
Complacency Enough is Enough
121
Civilized Debate versus Fascist Intimidation
123
Technological Advancement Prerequisites Wealth or Management?
126
Does Intellectuality Have a Nationality?15
129
Imperative Management Reform
133
Fateful Transformation
137
The Tragedy of Education and Culture in Egypt
154
Essays on Contemporary Egyptian Problems
169
CHAPTER 8 The Four Idols
223
Promoting Reading as a Hobby and a Methodology
229
Egyptians Between Rights and Duties
233
Saad Zaghlul and the Unity of the Two Elements of the Egyptian Nation
239
CHAPTER 12 Management and Society
245
Reflections on Buffoonery and Failure0
262
Essays on the Imperative Fall of Socialism A Critique of Marxism
267
Introduction
269
Marxism Where To?
270
The Dictatorship of the Proletariats
277
CHAPTER 3 Eurocommunism
290
The Revealing Light of Democracy and the Darkness of the Single Opinion12
302
Marxist Economics Between Theory and Practice
328
CHAPTER 6 The Individual and Society
351
Marxism Between Protestantism and Catholicism22
361
Communist Propaganda in the Balance of Truth24
364
Notes
370
Index
387
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