We have great myths about our Egyptian army. One could write a whole mythology book. I often watch my children playing with Amazonian military characters on their PS3, and grow weary from watching the sheer destructivity they represent. When we heard in January “the army is coming, the army is coming”, we pictured these mythological creatures. It was as if they were swooping down from another planet; we all felt apprehension and anxiety.
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