Israel IMHO is stuck between a rock and a hard place. In effect they are surrounded by people hostile to them and they have responded by doing things that create hostility safe under the umbrella of the USA. [Read more…]
I wrote a response to Sam Harris. It made the rounds as one of the few people who were atheist who were willing to speak out against a “Horseman” of atheism. I faced down everything, from the accusations of “drama blogging” and being contrary for the sake of it. To siding with terrorists. And the ever popular claim of “Secret Muslim” made a showing.
But at the core of my argument was me pointing out that the heart of the conflict was entirely based on ownership of land. And that in the grand scheme of things, Sam Harris has forgotten that the Palestinians are indeed the defenders and have suffered abuse upon abuse and attacks on their secular notions giving power to the only untouched institution that is religion. The secular PLO got sidelined and the hard-line Hamas came to greater power until it became what everyone feared. The elected representatives of the Palestinians. [Read more…]
As you all know, I am a totally trustworthy source of information and can categorically say that women cannot drive due to a variety of medical issues. As we all know women have descended from ribs and ribs have poor hand eye coordination. I mean if ribs were better coordinated they would not be so easily captured and converted into food! [Read more…]