Islamic apologists keep telling us that the religion of Islam is a kind, tolerante and peaceful religion. Every time a woman is stoned or someone is beheaded or a homicide bomber blows up a bus or restaurant filled with innocent people, we are told that it is the work of Islamic fanatics and that true followers of Islam do not agree with these things.
A blow-by-blow report of the California State Bar’s attempt to disbar me, all the while perpetrating the same conduct of which it complains. Includes serious legal analysis.
Do you ever get the feeling that the environment as well as the current geopolitical situation is reeling out of control from our addiction to oil? Ever wondered what we could do about it?
The failure is sundered within each of us, it festers as blame to others, a manifestation of the shame that belongs not to ourselves but of the participants of a deadlier game. Yet innately the affectation begins with our own visceral manumission of guilt, and sadly, empirically lies buried in our own personal failings.
When Chancellor Kohl’s party and Edith Cresson are suspected of gross corruption – these are labelled “aberrations” in an otherwise honest West. When NASA in collaboration with its UK counterpart blow a 130 million US dollars spacecraft to smithereens having confused the metric system for its pound/feet archaic predecessor – people nod their head in disapproval: “accidents happen”.
Bush claims to have a plan for victory in Iraq. He does not. He’s buying time and buying off Iraqi newspaper to try to sell his failures.
Is political discussion about tax policy meant to achieve a rational tax system? Or is it just to garner votes? Is there science that gets lost in the debate?
Bush’s foreign policy organization is in the hands of Vice President Cheney and Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld. The State Department is cut out and the result is chaos and horrible mismanagement.
Islam is not merely a religion. It is also – and perhaps, foremost – a state ideology. It is all-pervasive and missionary. It permeates every aspect of social cooperation and culture. It is an organizing principle, a narrative, a philosophy, a value system, and a vade mecum. In this it resembles Confucianism and, to some extent, Hinduism.
In order to control, these regimes tend to use fear. Generally, they create a culture of fear where people become afraid of speaking up. This leads to less people speaking out or complaining about anything. The environment of fear is amplified or bolstered when people who do speak out are punished in one way or another.
Maybe third world debt should be renounced by the countries that carry it. This is fair and practical.
This article is a psychological, spiritual, philosophical and political discourse on the nature of evil. The unique perspective of the author and his writing style compel the reader to follow the logic of the author to his conclusion, which is a fascinating new idea.