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God Is One, Religions Are All Good, Repeat After Me….

By on Jan 6, 2002 in Media, Politics | 0 comments

Alright, right off the bat, let me say this; I do not, for a moment, believe that religion is what is being fought over. At best, misguided morality is at the steering wheel, and at worst, an economic lust and cultural hubris. However, it’s all over the media…Islam, Christianity, Judaism. It’s all over the place. You want to talk religion? Fine, then let’s talk religion. What do I see? The Judaeo-Christian world ‘evaluating‘ Islam on TV. The power players muttering to their people, under their breath, that all religions are one. And then – what do I hear? “You see, the people who are willing to send young boys to their death in the name of Allah, are now hiding out in caves.” Says Mr. Bush. The man whose government had no qualms about sending its’ own young boys to die in Vietnam – in a ‘Police Action’...

From The Mouths of Boxers…?

By on Dec 19, 2001 in Media, Politics | 0 comments

Saw some of the new Muhammad Ali movie….and this is a direct quote from the script. I have no idea if Muhammad Ali ever said exactly this, but judging from what I’ve heard him say when confronted by reporters recently at the so-called Ground Zero of the former WTC, I wouldn’t be surprised. The man seems to have a way with words. Check this out. This is obviously in relation to the Vietnam War, which he wanted nothing to do with. “I ain’t burning no flag, and I ain’t running to Canada. I’m staying right here. You wanna send me to jail? Fine, you go right ahead. I’ve been in jail for 400 years, I can be there for 4 or 5 more…but I ain’t going no 10,000 miles to help murder and kill other poor people! If I wanna die, I’ll die right here, right now…fighting you – if I wanna die. You my enemy, not no Chinese, no...

The Puppy Gets Groomed

By on Nov 13, 2001 in Media, Politics | 0 comments

I was at a friend’s place lately, and we were both talking about … The World. Yes, we have those sort of conversations. We were wondering what it is that the world really needs. We were thinking that it must be ignorance that’s causing all this strife. That information is not flowing fast enough, and not to the right people. We were thinking that if everybody could speak to everybody then surely the wars would cease. Surely once everybody knew everybody else’s point of view, then understanding would take place. One Big Climatic Moment Of World Communication would invariably lead to that age of blissful peace. Surely, we thought, the Internet must be the solution. We need everybody in the world to have a PC and a ‘net connection. We need everybody to log on – we need the whole world to confront itself. American needs to talk to Afghani, perhaps less...

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