Rather than dismissing ‘religion’ as a factor in terrorism, we ought to examine the role it has played in the diminution of the human race over the millennia. Let me be clear, however, that not all religions are at fault. Native, aboriginal religions, for example, seldom fall into the terror category because they mind their… Read More Religion and Terrorism
What kind of Muslim one is might be fatal. Reminds me of those ugly days of European history during which Christians slaughtered one another because of the type of Christianity one professed. Currently the ISIS idiocy has risen to the surface; flotsam always does. As adherents to Sunni Islam, those adolescent, weapon-carrying ISIS gang members… Read More Sunni or Shia? It Could be Deadly!
Religious fundamentalism is the downfall of civilization. Period. Our history books detail the savagery. As such, ISIS is merely one more moronic clutch of zealots who absorbed ‘the nonsense’ into their pours, spongeon brains. And, as I detailed in an earlier post, adult males stuck in adolescence are the most dangerous element in all civilized… Read More The Idiocy of Sunni Fundamentalism
Men stuck in adolescence, with guns; there’s a recipe for idiocy. ‘Young punks’ we used to call them and I may have been designated as such in my teen years. Fortunately for me (and for my family and acquaintances) I grew out of that ugly time of life. Most men do, thankfully. Sadly, though, some… Read More The Adolescent that is ISIS/DAESH
I’ve been away from this blog for some months, cleaning and sorting my mind. Clutter tends to accumulate there. Perhaps it’s all clutter 24/7. Clearly the world of politics, local, national and geopolitical add to the brain debris What a mess. We humans who put our species on the top rung of the animal… Read More Oh, Politics, Why Such Foolishness?
Where does oil really come from? This is the title of a piece from a ‘professor’ who has become the face of the anti-climate change movement cemented in right-wing philosophy. Howard Hayden supposes that oil’s origin is a mystery. He asks, “Oil, however, is not so easily understood. How, one may ask, can coal arise… Read More Where Does Oil Come From?