Tag: fear

July 30, 2019

Cuts and Veils: Denmark’s Debates On Religious Practices Demonstrate Cultural Ignorance Due To A Distinct Lack Of Diversity

Religious practices have extend varying degrees of harms and benefits. Last year, the Danish government has debated and subsequently banned a particular religious practice – the wearing of the burka and niqab. In the coming weeks, the same government will consider the banishment of another religious practice – circumcision. I put these topics together because […]

January 22, 2017

In The Time Before…

Go to sleep, all you people out there. Soft and sound in your beds tonight. We shall be at war soon. You thought you were tired. I thought I knew pain. The madness is coming. Our Dear Leader has spoken. His revelers shriek with such delight, not knowing what awaits us tomorrow or the next day. They […]

January 20, 2017

How could you not see this coming?

The support for Trump was wildly underestimated. It is a massive upset to a lot of people who’ve been working for decades towards progressive social policies to have someone come into office who expresses himself the way he does. The US protested and rioted for over a week after the election. If you do not […]

September 7, 2016

On Protest (Part 1)

We are screaming to be heard. As one man protests loudly by saying nothing, he is condemned as being unpatriotic for demanding that his fellow citizens uphold the Constitution. Our protests turn into riots and standoffs when we are ignored. Why do we protest? Why do protests turn to riots? The biggest smack in the face is the protests by those […]

September 4, 2016

The Inspiration

“The feelings! They’re real! They’re real enough? They are real, aren’t they…?!” It is the tone of someone desperate to understand. One who must figure out how to convey the inner ideas and abstractions so that maybe, just maybe, someone else might say it was alright. That they would take the moment and hold it […]

July 9, 2016

Traveler 3 (Takeoffs)

Rest will not come easy The voyage is long It is a familiar way Though it brings new foes Anticipation brims over The doors must close Shiny tinks of buckles Gulps of bitter anxiety Each time the same thoughts Tumble around her head “Is this the one?” “Will I be dead?” Age sitting beside her Take […]

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