Philosophy Banned in Northern Syrian City

The Islamic State (IS) Sunni extremist group has banned the study of philosophy and chemistry in schools in the northern Syrian city of al-Raqa and established an “Islamic curriculum” for students, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said Friday.

Of course, the absence of philosophy in the schools is probably the least of the problems in that region, but if you are interested, the rest of the story is here.

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