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Russia, Syria, Ukraine, and Turkey: And so it begins

I hardly know where to start with this post; so many bits of knowledge are swimming around in my head.

First, I think something really significant is happening in the Middle East right now. 1,354 more words

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Blasts Strike Yemeni Hotel Used by Prime Minister as Government Headquarters

A series of blasts has seriously damaged a hotel in the Yemeni city of Aden that was being used as the war-torn nation’s seat of government, … 155 more words

Partial Imperfection for Absolute Perfection in Creation

This following is an excerpt from Allameh Tabataba’i’s work on perfection in God’s kingdom.

It is true that there are imperfect things in the world; but the world itself was created in perfection. 155 more words


How close is God to us?

The following is an excerpt from Ayatollah Abdullah Javadi Amoli’s work on closeness of God.

God is close to all things and all people, but not everyone is close to God. 259 more words


An interesting anecdote from the Iraq-Iran war

Saddam Hussein’s goal for attacking Iran was to conquer Iranian oil fields.

Saddam was thinking that (Sunni) Arab Iranians would be oppressed in Iran (as Shia are oppressed in many Arab countries) and would join forces with their Arab “brothers” from the Iraqi Army, but the opposite was the case Arab Iranians felt more as Iranians than as Arabs and fiercely defended their homeland Iran and stopped the mighty Iraqi Army until the surprised Iranian army could finally send help to the Iraqi border. 85 more words

UPDATES: Shooter Identified - Oregon Community College Shooting - Pre Planned Act of Jihad - Warning Posted Yesterday...

Multiple Updates Below – Shooter ID’d as 26-year-old “Chris Harper Mercer” ♦ Last night an anonymous poster on the Website 4Chan posted a warning of an intent to carry out an attack at a Northwest U.S. 856 more words

Media Bias

Centinel2012 reblogged this on Centinel2012 and commented:

We can't be sure but I would bet that this was a Muslim, no one else would ask that question.