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"If you obeyed most of those on earth they would mislead you far from Allah's way." [Noble Quran 6:116]

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Thursday, November 13, 2014

Not a new story but one of those that never get rusty


but one of those that never get rusty

In 2007 during an official trip to Turkey, Paul Wolfowitz, President of the World Bank, wearing a slick  executive suit visited the historic Ottoman era Selimiye Mosque in Edirne, western Turkey.   According to tradition he slipped off his  shoes before entering the mosque, showing two large holes in both his socks and his big toes sticking out for some fresh air.   There was a few moments of pensive silence; then the world's most powerful CEO began walking ahead placidly and his hosts followed.  Soon after, the Turkish Hosiery Manufacturers'  Association sent 12 pairs of  socks to Paul Wolfowitz, perhaps also hoping to demonstrate its quality  products to the World Bank President.  Fairy tale by Hans Christian Anderson tells about Emperor's new clothes.  This one is about the World Bank emperor's new socks .... and it isn't a fairy tale!




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