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Writing and Resistance

It may have been the first official week of summer break, but I spent the majority of this last week writing my term papers. They’re not actually due until the end of September, but because I don’t want to have to deal with them while I’m at home, I’ve decided to finish them before I leave in mid-August. 1,290 more words

Thought for today july 20th 2014

Mankind must remember that peace is not God’s gift to his creatures;
peace is our gift to each other.

Photography Credit


Takashi Suzuki


Where is God in this?

So yesterday I booked a plane ticket for my visa run next month, and I have decided to head down to visit another Global Mission Fellow who is currently serving in the West Bank. 541 more words

Current Affairs

Holocaustianity -- a religion created by the Jews for gentile consumption

The photo immediately above shows the altar in the 6,000 square-foot Hall of Remembrance on the second floor of the US Holocaust Memorial Museum, which is on 14th Street in Washington, DC. 554 more words


Booktubeathon 2014

Now, I’m not a booktuber nor a youtuber but the booktuber community is doing a pretty cool thing this week. Booktubeathon is a week where you challenge yourself to read seven books pertaining to an array of categories: a book with red on the cover, a book that’s been made into a film, a full series, a recommended book, a book with pictures and a book from a genre you’ve read least this year. 142 more words

Elie Wiesel, a Holocaust survivor on Indifference

Mr. President, Mrs. Clinton, members of Congress, Ambassador Holbrooke, Excellencies, friends: Fifty-four years ago to the day, a young Jewish boy from a small town in the Carpathian Mountains woke up, not far from Goethe’s beloved Weimar, in a place of eternal infamy called Buchenwald.


Learn to understand the others

The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it’s indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it’s indifference. 13 more words