I just read the article from the BBC “Park Romney: Why he turned against the Mormon Church”. If you read this blog with any frequency then you know I like to talk about religion. I like to talk about the historical aspects, the origins, customs and ceremonies etc. Religion has impacted humanity more than any…… Continue reading Religion – What defines a cult?
Two very quick observations here. 1. Did you notice that no media outlet used the word “murder” to describe what happened? 2. The media never mentioned the victims names. – All of the attention was focused on the soldier and nobody reported on the victims. This was pointed out by Common Dreams – No One…… Continue reading Afghan civilians murdered by US soldier
I’m currently reading a book called “Infinite City – A San Francisco Atlas” When most people hear the word “Atlas” they think of boring school subjects and perhaps don’t bother to lift the cover. For me however, I opened the cover and this book has kept me spellbound. As any reader of this blog knows, I…… Continue reading Past Meets the Present – Infinite City
It looks like most of my predictions from my previous post turned out to be correct. Notice I wrote it right after the announcement was made. How did I know these things you might ask? Well, for two reasons: 1. I read a lot. 2. I learned a lot from many people while living abroad.…… Continue reading The bin Laden assassination part deux
Every morning right after I open my eyes and before I get out of bed I grab my Iphone. I check my work mail, then go straight to the news. For the news, I go to Facebook which being so much more than just the social network of a few years ago is now my…… Continue reading What’s in a Headline? – Obama, Libya and Pundits