Jonathon Sachs, writing for the Times Online, recently wrote: "The real battle, and it applies to secular and religious alike, is: can we love, not hate, the people not like us?"
At first the question seems self-apparent in the issues it raises. But thinking deeper I realized that there was more, much more, to the query being posited and that the answers lie within the question itself.
Now, it seems, we can bring peace to Baghdad by building a wall, or a series of walls. These walls, no doubt, will partition off an elite few from the violence that is ever-present in the Iraqi capital. No doubt this wall will create an oasis of peace amongst the hells of war. But we shouldn't too soon forget the sage advice of Robert Frost who penned: