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Why Charlie?

By DAVID SOLWAY

…It is a stirring piece expressing an unimpeachable sentiment. But the assault on Charlie Hebdo by no means marked a turning point, as she appeared to suggest. 826 more words

Islam

Mark Steyn on Guns, Islam, Kid Sexualisation and How to Save the West

Earlier this week Mark Steyn visited Toronto and made a few public appearances to promote his new book The Undocumented Mark Steyn. One of the events took place at a Chapters-Indigo bookstore, where he was interviewed and then sig… 6 more words

Everyone is weird

You are weird. If you are not weird that means your are normal and believe me, normal is one of the weirdest things you can be. 927 more words

God

"When To Draw The Line?"

The phrase “a picture is worth a thousand words” is quite poignant right now. In the wake of the Charlie Hebdo assassinations the world is engaged in a conversation of how to deal with terrorism some say originate from an extremist interpretation of Islam, and some say is a bastardization of a religion practiced in peace by 1.5 billion people; thugs making an excuse. 417 more words

War

Japanese Journalist butchered in ditch by ISIS. Heartbreak and fury at the callousness. Reprisals and hatred the response.

Is this what religion does? Is this what Islam stands for?

Islam means peace.

ISIS stands for inhumanity, barbarity, cruelty, terror and cowardice.

I hope their god forgives them. 84 more words

Zeitgeist

On Religions- an Opinion

The Scriptures tell us Moses led the children of Israel through the wilderness. Wisdom of the Most High dwells in humility. Moses was the humblest of all men. 353 more words

Benny Thomas

Secularization is the Only Solution to Counter Terrorism

┬áMourad Wahba – photo credit: Almasryalyoum

Mourad Wahba, professor of philosophy at Ain Shams University, said that ‘secularization is the only solution to defeat religious fundamentalisms and terrorism, in Egypt and all over the world’. 27 more words

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