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Bitter Lake (2015)

BBC documentary film by filmmaker Adam Curtis

Politicians used to have the confidence to tell us stories that made sense of the chaos of world events. 212 more words

Videos & Documentaries

The Prophet and the Bully -- a short story

“So there was this bully, back in middle school.” The young man lay in a hospital bed, one arm in a sling. Two reporters sat on a nearby bed and took notes. 339 more words


Messianic Complex

I tried to convert the shark, but it ate
me anyway

and every way under the sun, after saying grace. 
And then each row of razor sharp teeth —
the esophageal conduit 
into the gullet going

but to no avail. 155 more words

Why So Many Americans Strongly Support Israel

A new poll from Bloomberg Politics contains a finding that, if you really think about it, is quite remarkable:

Almost half of all Americans want to support Israel… 264 more words


Idealism vis a vis Reality

Does idealism transcend reality?

The young in me wants to. The adult in me yearns to.

Religion & Philosophy

Moral Crusade, Part 3

The Absolute Moralist feels it is his duty to decide what is right and wrong for you. . . . In the most extreme cases, he may even feel morally obliged to kill you in order to save you from your misguided lack of belief. 2,046 more words


The Saker Interviews Sheikh Imran Hosein

If you don’t care to watch the full interview, at least do yourself a favour and watch Sheikh Hosein’s response to question 3, starting at… 28 more words

War & Terror