Ali Mehdi Zaidi

Ali Mehdi Zaidi

He studies at the Lahore University of Management Sciences, majoring in Political Sciences with special interest in History, travelling and debating. He tweets as @alizaidisays (twitter.com/alizaidisays)

Has Harry Potter made us all extremists?

JK Rowling took the world by storm when she wrote the Harry Potter saga that spanned over seven books and was published in hundreds of countries in countless languages. Pakistan was not alienated from this magic and when Potter arrived here, the series began to fascinate the populous with the fictional world Rowling had created. I can still vividly recall getting swept in the Potter-fever as I read and re-read all the Potter books, hoping to one day own a wand, a flying car and other magical objects. As I grew up, Potter stayed with me and I consider it to be one of the defining factors in my life. ...

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