In contrast to both the totalist and tribalist
vision of the human, the biblical witness portrays humans as being constituted only in interactive relationships, as an act of grace and as gift of the others.
Picasso as the deconstructor and reconstructor, the bricoleur, the tribalist
and innovator; Matisse as the realist, the seeker of a beautiful dream revealed in nature's appearances.
Saddam Hussein of Iraq, from a political science point of view, would better be identified as a criminal tribalist
than as evil.
Pic is on firmer ground when simply observing a modern tribalist
in action, such as body-piercing phenora Fakir Musafar, whose ultra-extreme punctures and distortions are documented by a visit to his workshop, which preaches finding inner awareness through the transcendence of pain.
The Orient is represented by Chiang Kai-Shek and Syngman Rhee; Latin America has given us Augusto Pinochet (of whose courage "National Observer" readers will need no reminding); while Moise Tshombe stands as a lone symbol of what black African leadership could effect before Communist famine and tribalist
genocide swept all before them.
Of course, none of these developments helped Humoud Jabali, resolute modernist, reluctant tribalist
. He sat out the election, convinced that the parliament was no longer a representative body.
If you want to understand him start with this fact: Pat Buchanan is a tribalist
. He sees the world as a harsh place full of competing clans, in which one tribe can succeed only at the expense of another.
The dialectical framework is fairly clear: Jihad (generically defined) is the struggle, often nationalist or tribalist
, against cultural and economic entropy, and McWorld ...
That person, that Nigerian leader needed now, is some non-religious fanatic, non tribalist
, non ethnic cleanser, mentally and physically healthy person who is able to harness of all the rich endowments of this country, evenly, without any laws to be needed for him/her to do so!
"We need to be working with everybody we can because you can see what happens to a political party that becomes tribalist
As long as we subscribe to a zero-sum fear-filled tribalist
worldview of "us against them" we will fly flags for which we will kill and be killed.
2 Some saw the vote as an indication that the government had lost support among tribalist
from the outer districts of Kuwait City, which are inhabited by generally less affluent, naturalized citizens.