Sikhism was born hundreds of years ago in part to stand up for the most...– Sonny Singh: We Are All Muslims: A Sikh Response to Islamophobia in the NYPD and Beyond | loonwatch.com More power to this brother.
1. Never use a metaphor, simile, or other figure of speech which you are used to...– After David Ogilvy’s now-infamous 10 tips on writing and Henry Miller’s 11 commandments of writing, here comes a list of rules for writers from George Orwell circa 1946. (via explore-blog)
Prosecute the killer of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin →
learningtowin: “On February 26, my son Trayvon Martin was shot and killed as he walked to a family member’s home from a convenience store where he had just bought some candy. He was only 17 years old. Trayvon’s killer, George Zimmerman, admitted to police that he shot Trayvon in the chest. Zimmerman, the community’s self appointed “neighborhood watch leader,” called the police to report a...
Hamza Yusuf - “The Critical Importance of Al-Ghazali in Our Times”
Please torture me in the old way … Here they destroy people mentally and...– Letters From Guantanamo. Shaker Aamer has been detained in Guantanamo for the past ten years without committing a single offence. “Fears are growing for the welfare of Mr Aamer, from south London, who is now 45 and has a wife and four children. He has never met his youngest son. His lawyers are...
One of the interesting things about success is that we think we know what it...– Philosopher Alain de Botton on finding purpose and success (via explore-blog)