Posted by: Christian | March 3, 2007

Totally out of context quote #2

March 3, 2007.

“One obedient uneducated person is better than 100 disobedient intellectuals.”

Context: Current Energy and Water Minister Mohammad Ismael Khan expressing his appreciation for educated Afghans while speaking to a reporter in October 2005. Quote taken from page 6 of Antonio Giustozzi’s report titled “Genesis of a ‘Prince’: The Rise of Ismail Khan in Western Afghanistan, 1979-1992.” Available online here in pdf.


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