As much as we talk of the freedom of thought, it is another matter to portray, what it means or entails without denoting it as this or that. More often than not the easy way out is taken, showing its opposite, the regressor instead.
And then, in the midst of bloodshed this summer, to which comes the flooding of his own country, Sudan, Khalid Wad Albaih is asking us to pause and think for ourselves. With an invitation to take the jump and actively dissect, what is being said around us.
The freedom of thought is all the more basic than the freedom of speech in that in a democracy we are allowed to say everything short of libel. But it is one thing just pouring out, another to actually open one's brain to oneself. The brain is piece of calligraphy, never fully readable, always revealing a new layer if we so dare. Many details to a single form and yet in its key state never an confined one.
|Khalid Wad Albaih, Khartoon! Brainachuting... Think - |
Use your brain, don't believe everything you're told, August 9, 2014.
The khartoon shown is courtesy of its artist and must not be reproduced without his permission.