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Pakistan and the exploitation of religion

Every year August 14 brings with it debates and discussions on topics like “Why Pakistan was made”, “Did Jinnah envision a Secular or an Islamic state”, “Was Pakistan ka mutlub kia – La ilaaha illallah the original slogan or was added later on”, “Who coined the term Nazriya e Pakistan ” and so on. 504 more words

Pakistan

The Plague by Albert Camus (1947)

Thus each of us had to be content to live only for the day, alone under the vast indifference of the sky. This sense of being abandoned, which might in time have given characters a finer temper, began, however, by sapping them to the point of futility. 8,697 more words

Books

Utrotningshotade.

Så ser före detta Saab Parts, numera Orio AB, på det faktum att antalet Saabar i trafik kraftigt minskar. För fyra år sedan fanns drygt 323 000 bilar av märket i vårt avlånga land, förra året – 2016, hade mängden registrerade bilar från den forna tillverkaren i Trollhättan reducerats ner till ca 230 000 exemplar. 191 more words

To Protect And Serve

The Voice of the Turtle (1947, Irving Rapper)

The Voice of the Turtle runs an hour and forty minutes. There’s a split about forty minutes in and, in the second hour, leads Eleanor Parker and Ronald Reagan are playing slightly different characters. 851 more words

Classics

Roswell 47

Roswell 47 – I made this painting as a commemoration of the Roswell incident – this year marks the 70th anniversary of the allegedly crashed UFO. 30 more words

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Part 18B- The Eyewitness

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