Interesting polemic, and if I don’t entirely agree with the sentiments, it’s because they don’t delve deeply enough into the underlying causes. 215 more words
Tags » Oppression!
The U.S. Special Forces have a motto:
“De oppresso liber”
The translation may read “to free from oppression” or “to liberate the oppressed.”
This is a high ideal, especially in light of the recent persecution, beheadings, and violence in the Middle East caused by the group referred to as ISIS. 390 more words
“Not everyone can or wants to be educated. Not everyone can or wants to be liberated. Not everyone can be persuaded by a shot gun pointed at their backs. 26 more words
Lately, I’ve been writing a lot about the shooting of Michael Brown and the response in Ferguson. The case itself and the issues that surround it have taken up a good portion of my mental focus. 376 more words