Prescience

Sometime in 1886, Oscar Wilde reviews a book–a sort of travel memoir–”A Ride Through Morocco.” These words sound like they could have been written in 2017, and be just as relevant.

“Fez, once the Athens of Africa, the cradle of the sciences, is now a mere commercial caravansary. Its universities have vanished, its library is almost empty. Freedom of thought has been killed by the Koran, freedom of living by bad government”- Oscar Wilde review of “A Ride Through Morocco”, 1886 

Prescient.

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