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life

hurling little answers at the big questions in life

 

 

 

 

 

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knowledge

Absolutely Relative: Colorful Matters between Black and White 

Matter of fact or matter of perspective?

 

What often appears universal truth is more often veiled by the intangible and intelligible colors of opinion.

A Homage to Education

 

empowerer, character-builder, freedom fighter

Education happens – wittingly or unwittingly, willingly or unwillingly – all around us, in all of us, all the time, lifelong. Our teachers don’t always look like teachers: they can be social milieus, inner monologues, nature, culture, travel, or anything that makes the brain spin.

I, Too, Blog Now

 

bloggers blogging blogs just to blog 

Mind you ladies and gentlemen, coming through! I know I’m out of line when I cut the line, but you need to get a load of this advice of mine.

 

 

 

 

 

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terrorism

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MINI-SERIES: TERRORISM IS WHAT WE MAKE IT

how me, you, and Western media empowered
ISIS & Co. and the Trumps of this world

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PART I of III

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Just Another Day Without Terrorist Attacks

 

our poor, emotional judgement of likelihoods has dire consequences in the real world

And everyone who lets emotion kidnap rationale will get the false impression that there is a realistic assailant threat in the West, when it is factually less than lottery-realistic. From there, it’s only one slippery step to a landslide fear of immigrants, and, next thing you know, Donald Trump is president of the United States."

PART II of III

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Accepting the Unacceptable: a Little Bit of Terrorism Is Inevitable

 

​life can't be drained of all its risks 

No matter how much we want this world to be predictable and safe, we have to accept that complete certainty, and with it, complete security, are complete illusions.

PART III of III

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Of Muslim Victims, White Terrorists, and Indifference towards Faceless Strangers

 

​how we overlook the real victims and perpetrators of terrorism

How do we arrive at such clouded conclusions, mistaking us for victims and actual victims for perpetrators, in an age where all the facts are readily available?