The Dawning of Hope

When I was young, there was only one place that I grew to enjoy: Church. People made fun of me at school and I was brow beaten and put down at home. The one solace I had was Church. People there treated me like a peer. They seemed to value my input and seemed eager … Continue reading The Dawning of Hope

US State Department Admits “We Cannot Kill Our Way Out of This War”

Apparently the political and religious right are pitching a fit about the admission by a spokesperson for the US State Department that America, or indeed anyone, can win this battle by trying to kill all of the violent and fundamentalist Muslims. The fact is that the more violent Muslims that are killed, the more new … Continue reading US State Department Admits “We Cannot Kill Our Way Out of This War”

Rethinking Western Secularism in Light of our Muslim Populations

Since the Protestant Reformation began, Europe had been plunged into war after war. One nation against another, countrymen at each others throats, and even family members torn apart because of the perceived need for government to have what each side felt was the "right religion." The United States was among the first to embrace the … Continue reading Rethinking Western Secularism in Light of our Muslim Populations