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Breaking My Silence

Breaking My Silence

As someone brought up as a Catholic, who in his early years was educated at a Catholic Preparatory School, who entered the noviciate of a Catholic monastery, and who – perhaps unusually – also some years later converted to Islam, lived for a decade as a Muslim, travelled in Muslim lands, and studied the Quran and Sunnah in Arabic, I am dismayed, unsettled, at the killing of an elderly Priest in a Church at Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray in France by two persons who (according to information received so far) were radical Muslims and probably inspired by the Middle-Eastern group ad-Dawlah al-Islamiyah fil ‘Iraq wa ash-Sham, named in the lands of the West as Daesh, Isis, and ‘Islamic State’. 968 more words

David Myatt

Foucault with NO-FACE or NO-FACE with Foucault

I think having “no face” means depersonalization. Man is an impersonal social machine. There is a loss of contact with his own personal reality accompanied by feelings of unreality and strangeness so he is deprived of personal qualities or individuality. 508 more words

What I understand of Socrates

Socrates: Hey! What are you? Who are you? Why are you? Where are you? Are you?

Me: Mr. Annoying! HOW ARE YOU?

Well, Socrates was uglier than the silliest. 254 more words

What I understand of Protagoras

Protagoras offered his services for getting the monetary charm in return, (perhaps, like a paid content writer or whatever) but he preferred speaking and using language effectively (being a typical Sophist). 259 more words

Life in General

So things have been pretty crazy lately! I got a new job as a kindy teacher at the end of 2014.  Then 2015 proved to be a difficult year with issues at this new job, and also wedding planning! 45 more words

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Musing

So I’ve just found out about a thing called Blogging from A to Z, where each day in April (except Sundays) you have to write a post based on a letter of the alphabet. 189 more words

AtoZ

Understanding And Countering Muslim Extremism

Understanding And Countering Muslim Extremism
(pdf)

Image: Quran, Surah 5, Ayah 100.
“The dirty and the clean are not alike even though, being ubiquitous, what is dirty may entice you.”

David Myatt