The View From Your Window, Ctd


by Chris Bodenner

A reader writes:

I just realized in viewing the latest VFYW of Tunisia that every photo I have ever seen taken from an Arab country has included satellite dishes and/or roof antennae. This didn't seem unusual until the context of Tunisia's and Egypt's and other Arab countries' recent protests was provided. The metaphor is one of striving to get information from the rest of the world, of trying to listen to voices outside their own country. It is suddenly poignant and moving and important.