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Ink Splatter

English translation below

بقعة حبر

لا أدري: أشاعرةٌ أنا أم أنني

نقطة حبرٍ سالت من يراع الزمان

على إحدى صفحات الحياة

سقتها دموع الحزانى فأزهرت حروفاً لها نغم؟ 236 more words


Couple land in jail for kissing

A Frenchman and a Tunisian woman were on Wednesday convicted for alleged “public indecency” after an altercation with police who arrested the couple while they were hugging in a car in Tunis. 355 more words


From Petra back to Makka – From “Pibla” back to Qibla

Crackpot theories promoted by hate preacher Jay Smith and his Speakers Corner disciples are here exposed for the utter falsehood they are by a real scholar of the period.  11,878 more words



I have long treasured an original issue of The Mother Tongue by Lancelot Hogben. Lancelot, a Brit? Curiously, the author’s name is metaphoric for miscegenation, as is Bernardo O’Higgens, the revolutionary founder of Chile. 671 more words

Philosophical Essays

Arabic Class Updates

I guess I cannot sustain a 4 hour sleep per night too long. I was exhausted after my Arabic class, so I decided to Uber home. 37 more words

Briefly Noted On Life