Tag: Islam

Freedom to speak or freedom to insult?

Why don’t we start off with a couple of definitions? Murder: the premeditated, unlawful taking of human life. Freedom: the ability to do or say a thing without let or hindrance. These are my personal definitions, not taken from a…

Time for a long, cool look in the mirror

Genocide: According to the Oxford dictionary ‘the mass extermination of human beings, especially  of a particular race or nation.’ Despite the opinions voiced, or rather shouted, in some corners, this is not what is happening in Gaza but it is what…

The Ultimate Alpha Mother and the usual protests.

Alpha Mums An article on the BBC website caught my eye. Apparently Orca females live the second longest after menopause in the animal kingdom. Humans come first. Why is this, biologists are asking themselves as they clasp mugs of mildly…

NATO to overthrow Assad of Syria?

An unfinished revolution in Egypt, civil war in Syria and Iran seeking WMD  Around the Right-Wing, Neo-Con world, the cry arises ‘why doesn’t somebody do something about the situation in Syria?’ By ‘somebody’, people have President Obama in mind even if…

Iran Part One

Are they or aren’t they? Will they or won’t they? Before I answer my own questions, it might be as well to give a necessarily brief overview of the Iranian Government structure. Most people will have no difficulty as identifying…