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Compassion الرحمة

حقا، والله هو الرحيم ومغرم الرحمة، وقال انه يعطي لالرأفة وما لا يعطي على قاسية “Verily, God is Compassionate and is fond of compassion, and He gives to the compassionate what He does not give to the harsh.” Do they … Continue reading

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Pride and Governments

I’ve done a lot of thinking over the years about systems of government and I’ve come to one conclusion: they ALL fail to one extent or another. Why do they fail? There’s a myriad of reasons; surely, some are specific … Continue reading

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Two Nickels

The dreaming of the rain is bright, far lighter than the prickly slumber of wood. I could never know his dreams; I only sometimes knew his mind. Thunderheads blotting out the stars of a Summer’s night, ice crystals telegraphing rainbows around … Continue reading

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Children on the Playground of the World

I look at the events of the world today, and throughout all of human history, and I can’t help but think that we are like children on the playground of the world. Some of us are bullies, some are the … Continue reading

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False Prophet

The muscles in my neck are violin strings, I breathe into them wish them to tell me something better I know they are a declaration that I dwell in a place not meant for me. I suck in my front … Continue reading

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pawns, peasants and slaves

Imagine this: the concept of owning a slave surfaced like a boil on the face of the planet 12,000 years ago. Certainly it was not when bipedal males of the genus Homo habilis were developing stone tools over 2 million … Continue reading

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