I think the author of " Shrouded in Contradiction" feels conflicted is because where she lives, Identity plays a huge part in their lives. I think she shares this conflict because she wants the readers to know just how much something like identity can play a huge role in certain places and area in the world.
A contradiction that I have struggled with is myself and how I am way too nice. I love and hate this at the same time because, for me, when you are nice and friendly, you can get far with that and make a lot of different friends, but one thing I hate about being the "nice guy", is you always get used, people walk all over you like a door mat, and it seems like a lot of the time you finish last, people never put your feelings into consideration, this struggle has made me realized a lot about my self, but it also makes me who i am today, and i am okay with that.
My favorite passage that i liked was the one by Aung San Suu Kyi . It was was really moving to me.
On Febuary 6, 2010 she got official approval from Burmese elcetion commision to stand in parliamentary poll in April. There also is a movie out called The Lady that is coming out and it is a bout Aung San Suu Kyi.