HASA!

I’ll never forget the day this album dropped. I was in another dimension. I was inspired. This album performed well. Its critics are caught in a web of infinite skepticism. I bought this album and Yeezus on the same day. I believe these are probably the two greatest artists of our time. If you payContinue reading “HASA!”

Remembering Anthony Shadid (1968-2012)

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)”

Faux-News: Balancing News Coverage in the US Media-Mainstream

The reason why most immigrants to the US are less inclined to believe lies on US media channels is because they have more experience in the outer world. That is why when US media outlets inflame the crimes of violent groups like al Qaeda and ISIS, it almost makes us laugh because in our eyes,Continue reading “Faux-News: Balancing News Coverage in the US Media-Mainstream”

Democracy versus Republicanism

I have spent day and night verifying the perfect political system; one that guarantees men their individual freedoms, their collective rights and global stability. The menaces of fanatical ideologies have swept over human civilization since the dawn of mankind. Individuals have been struggling to preserve their individual identity, and countries have struggled to protect theirContinue reading “Democracy versus Republicanism”

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Rise of the Eastern Son (COMING SOON!)

The Problem of Collectivism

If there is one thing I have come to learn to really appreciate it is my individual freedom. It is becoming extremely taboo to tout your individualism. It is often viewed as a sense of paranoia. I have learned to face a fact: most people prefer to rely on others – instead of themselves – for financial/political gain.Continue reading “The Problem of Collectivism”

Why America is un-American: Trials of a Middle Eastern Immigrant

They say robust capitalism is the greatest system in our world because it maximizes the benefits of all men in any given society. This perspective is especially true of the American narrative we are ‘indoctrinated’ into through our public and private institutions. As an immigrant to this country, I must say, however I am profoundly disappointed.Continue reading “Why America is un-American: Trials of a Middle Eastern Immigrant”

Inner Struggles

‘Friends’ treat me like I have no skills cause they fear being failures themselves. I treat myself like I have no skills cause I am my only reinforcement. My loved ones are uncertain and insecure as well, without the ability to give me unconditional faith. I myself am in struggle and wonder, searching for myContinue reading “Inner Struggles”

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