Ramadan Musings: Day 9

  Democracy is in the blood of Musalmans, who look upon complete equality of manhood [mankind]…[and] believe in fraternity, equality and liberty. Muhammad Ali Jinnah After staying away from politics for a long time, I’ve reinvested myself into that arena of late. In high school and the first years of college, I was quite politically […]

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Dear Madame Marois

Originally posted on The Undefended Border:
Dear Madame Marois: Allow me to begin by apologizing for writing in English. (This letter is now available in a French translation at HuffPost Québec.) I know that you speak and read English very well and though I am a fluent speaker of French, I have lost some of…

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Political Science

A man lives by believing something; not by debating and arguing about many things. Thomas Carlyle I don’t know whether its fear or wisdom that has kept me from being anything more than a casual observer of political events. Perhaps its both. Perhaps fear and wisdom are synonymous in this case. The fear of the […]

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Words

Words hurt. Words anger. Words discourage. Words heal. Words delight. Words inspire. “Man is by nature a social animal; an individual who is unsocial naturally and not accidentally is either beneath our notice or more than human.” – Aristotle I’ve often had to learn the hard way that words matter. They are immeasurably powerful, hence […]

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