The parable of those who take [beings or forces] other than God for their protectors is that of the spider which makes for itself a house: for behold, the frailest of all houses is the spider's house. If only they understood this! (Quran 29:41)
19 April 2011
The Guardian: "Istanbul could be split in two, says Turkish prime minister"
Except he didn't. He was talking about Istanbul the province, not Istanbul the city. There's a big difference. Half of Istanbul is not getting its name changed.