Terrorism is the foremost problem of the world but ironically it is yet to be defined. What is the yardstick for defining a terrorist since ‘one person’s terrorist is another’s freedom fighter’ and vice versa? Difference between terrorism and freedom struggle has also not been defined.
When, thanks to Mark Novitsky, a federal whistleblower, I learned that Karen Hudes, who earned her J.D. at Yale, our most distinguished School of Law, and an M.Phil. in economics at the University of Amsterdam, which is also a formidable institution, had been removed from her position as Senior Counsel for the World Bank because of her efforts to expose corruption and reaffirm the rule of law in the form of appropriate standards of accounting, I was dumbfounded.
Admittedly, it is not hard to imagine how someone can predict a vision of hell in a country like Syria which has become a hornet’s nest of terrorism and that which is tumbling into further chaos and bloodshed.
Contrary to what the Western mainstream media claim about Jihad, it’s not a religious rule for the killing of innocent citizens or non-believers. It’s the act of self-defense against the violators and aggressors as stipulated by Islamic law.
“Oh, really? Well then Mr. President, you and NATO should start by arresting those US, British, and Israeli officials who okayed and used WMDs against civilians in Iraq, Lebanon, and Gaza. Remember the white phosphorous in Fallujah?
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Cara St. Louis: Sublime comment. I am profoundly gratified to witness the depth to which people are responding and bringing their consciousness to this. Raise the Consciousness. This really is the ...
Alananda: NOW, the real question.
Assume the following (punctuation for readability only):
GOD AND ME, ME AND GOD, ARE ONE
Answer this question, author and fellow readers alike.
Given what we assume, what possible motive ...
captain obvious: haiku time? (bad haiku and bad haiku form too oh well)
the crap they call medicine.
the crap they call food.
would probably cause more harm than good.
captain obvious: not ripping on you or anyone who is a doctor with all this, how are we supposed to be able to take care of our own health when all the ...
Alananda: Thank you, J. Speer-Williams, your work I've read under that by-line on other sites over the years
I have a few burning questions, which I think you could address well.