that was the point, to make an analogy to something that for the him/her would have been relatable.I think your choice of example (muslim/Quran/terrorist) because of Monamy's country of origin makes it rather personal, I'd say.
As much as me not having read Steinbeck's Grapes of Wrath, make me ignorant when it comes to the book, the Grapes of Wrath. You can't really discuss a book, unless you have read it, or at least dabbled and read a few chapters.Not having used them himself makes him "ignorant" on the subject?
*Alexander lunges with his rapier*Is that why you opted for not explaining it in a direct and reasonable manner?
Take your time. We can wait if you are willing to make an effort in that way.
*Scheherazade parries and strikes back quick with the riposte*
*Alexander get caught off-guard and the blade penetrates deep*
*Scheherazade removes the blade and walks away as the physician runs over panicking and fearing for Alexander's life*
*Oh pauvre dying duellist, yours is the fate of any man who dares throw his glove at Scheherazade*