Does Europe have a moral obligation to accept the Syrian refugees?
Anam Lodhi
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“It is important to remember that the refugees are people who are fleeing from a civil war, a war that is partly due to Western intervention in the Middle East.”

Such a simple notion but yet so many have a hard time accepting or understanding this.

Yes, the situation is complex—although a child’s life is a life as you pointed out whilst alluding to Singer.

But the situation is not as complex as Zizekian analysis. Sometimes he says some pretty spot-on things and even though philosophy tends to be obscurant, I think I know what he means.

And so on…