The risk posed by nuclear weapons is valid. But does this threat increase with the use of terrorism? Terrorism is not a new phenomenon, but new technological innovations have changed the way it is conducted [Chaliand & Blin 2007]. Furthermore, terrorism is currently used to describe attacks on civilians, usually by non-state actors whereas historically itContinue reading “WMDs, The War on Terror & Unicorns: What Deludes Us?”
Recent tension between hip-hop artists Azealia Banks and Iggy Azalea inspired me to address the issue, and how the undertones resonate loudly in America, with associations to systems of cultural repression such as racism, jim crow, the prison-industrial complex, corporate hoarding and finally US foreign policy; and ultimately how all of these issues are in actuality theContinue reading “On Democratic Socialism & Hip-Hop’s Place in America Today”
Republicans are the biggest socialists. They claim to be self-reliant but in fact, it seems to me that if you are a republican you get a lot of social perks. During my tenure at the office of Senator Marco Rubio, I got 25 calls a day from conservative constituents complaining about Obama’s socialism while simultaneouslyContinue reading “Republican Socialism: Organized Vanity”
Noam Chomsky: The West will do whatever it can to prevent real democracy from flourishing in the Middle East. The keyword here is real.
Some people are afraid of losing their ability to dictate events to their liking so they keep their thoughts hidden. I don’t know if it’s a personal thing, or if it is a general thing. So if things don’t go their way do they merely abandon their friends? Probably. It’s because they want to controlContinue reading
According to Sigmund Freud, in his book “Moses and Monotheism”, Moses was killed by Jews who rebelled against him. The religion, Judaism, was thus born, out of the grief and guilt felt by the group of Jews responsible for his murder. Freud explains that years after the murder of Moses, the rebels regretted their actionContinue reading “On the History and Orientation of Jews”
Some people ask the question why. Most don’t. I wonder why.
just do shit. you are a genius. do whatever you want.