I do not need money or comfort, though I will take as much as I can get of either or both. I only care about sharing my happiness with my friends and loved ones. What's mine is theirs and I do not care if they reciprocate, I just want to us to enj...
I was raised to think in terms of an entirely baseless thought pattern: “Good and Evil". There is absolutely no reason for me to believe that there is some kind of absolute measure of what should and shouldn’t be done. There are obviously consequ...
When you’re surrounded by mosques, ducking into an alleyway to get a fix seems almost hypocritical. The thump of dance music behind you mocks the devotion of the women wearing the hijab entering the mosque for morning prayer. A thread of religious...
Established Democratic Nations, despite their seeming invulnerability, are easily infected with the fatal disease of stagnation. All of the great empires and republics in ages past died of this disease. They rose from humble beginnings to amazin...
I spent two years (2010–2012) living in Uruguay and thanks to my hispanic heritage I was able to get an insiders view of how the United States is perceived abroad. The US is a very important part of western culture, nobody contests that; the whole...
Every so often you have an experience that changes the way you think, or, in the very least, causes you to stop and look at your life from a different perspective. These experiences go by a lot of names and are attributed to many different sources...
I am Nomad; a lonely consciousness among all the dead, doomed to wander and watch the civilization of man crumble and fade against the inexorable onslaught of natures fury. I am the last of mankind's children; though it could be argued that I am n...
I saw your light shine in the darkness; A light, old, familiar, but oddly new. This one, I thought, has something, Her glow, I've seen it somewhere. Time has no beginning and no end, We are, we were, and shall be. Could it be that we were togeth...
Censorship has been a hot topic for nearly as long as history can remember: in the middle ages it was secular literature and “evil" or “impure" music containing diminished or otherwise dissonant chords. Later, and even continuing into the present ...