Secularizing the conversation on the Palestinian genocide, actually threatens the pro-Israeli argument. It has to. Israel, by nature, is a religious entity — despite efforts by any spokesperson to suggest otherwise. Secularizing the conversation on the conflict between Palestinian nationalism & international occupation, deems Israel a theocratic apartheid-state. Secularization, by nature, requires religious & cultural diversity, egalitarianism andContinue reading “Secularizing the Conversation on the Occupation of Palestine”
On September 1st, 2011, late journalist & NYT foreign correspondent Anthony Shadid came to speak to UCF students about his recent escapades in the Middle East, namely his most recent experiences in Libya, where Shadid recalled being taken hostage with two other associates for three days. I am grateful to say I had the opportunity to sitContinue reading “Remembering Anthony Shadid (1968-2012)”
Political debate is the biggest business in America. Everything is business in America – I guess that’s the beauty of it – but as with every business – there are competitors, and I ain’t here tryna’ monopolize but damn do I have an argument that might put yall fundamentalists OUT OF BUSINESS! I mean, wouldn’t youContinue reading “the business of debate”
I am sitting here debating like I have time but I don’t. Time is money, whether your admit it or won’t. But what about the sake of art? What about beauty and truth? Perhaps they will follow, seeing as how the systems of the world do not permit us to do as we wish withoutContinue reading
Free will is a gift. Prize it. It is a blessing from the Lord. Pursue your happiness as you may. Abide by justice. Preach it. Live your lives, and be happy. Connect with the inner you.
I’m a fatalist.
God will take me where I need to go. I will do what I can. Fakes will invoke the devil to make themselves seem greater than you. There is no greater. There is only freedom.
i think i struck a note. the happier i get the more nostalgic i get. i see family and syrian friends. i smell culture in the air. syria.
Building trust takes time and patience, but a true friendship endures through all trials. Today I spent time with my good friend, probably my best friend, brother, and ingenious musical and business partner. Although it has been a strange path, filled with ups and downs, stupidity as well as maturity, it has endured thus far,Continue reading “Through Eternity”