On Religious Faith & Cherry-Picking

I have always found it interesting how the most preposterous and unrealistic aspects of the Abrahamic religious texts -- such as the existence of an invisible, all-knowing, all-powerful, and all-loving deity, and an eternal paradise in the sky reserved exclusively for those who've spent their whole lives kissing his ass -- are taken literally by … Continue reading On Religious Faith & Cherry-Picking

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The Information Spectrum

Over the recent years, I have learned things that have convinced me -- though not definitively -- of the following: • We are not alone in the universe, and have, since time immemorial, been in contact with intelligent species from other planets. • Certain crucial truths about humanity's place in the universe, as well as … Continue reading The Information Spectrum

On UN Efforts in North-East Nigeria and the Degenerative Cultural Disease that is Boko Haram

According to a fairly recent report by UN News, some 60,000 internally displaced people in North-East Nigeria are set to receive humanitarian aid, through a $9 million fund set up by the Nigerian Humanitarian Fund (NHF), and facilitated by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA). The fund will drive several … Continue reading On UN Efforts in North-East Nigeria and the Degenerative Cultural Disease that is Boko Haram

On the Florida School Shooting, CNN’s Town Hall and Gun Control

  The CNN Town Hall, held in the wake of the now infamous Florida School Shooting, was not an open platform to discuss the issues of gun control in America. It was -- in the words of Fox News's Tucker Carlson -- a ritual pubic humiliation of anyone who dared to disagree with CNN's conspicuously … Continue reading On the Florida School Shooting, CNN’s Town Hall and Gun Control

On Sweden, Political Correctness and Bad Ideas

Recently, report came out that a Swedish government agency, known as Socialstyrelsan, was forced to retract a brochure, which was created for Muslim immigrants who practiced child marriage. The retraction followed public uproar at the brochure's seemingly lax stance towards child marriage, which is illegal under Swedish law. This development stands as but the latest … Continue reading On Sweden, Political Correctness and Bad Ideas

On North Korea, Kim Jong-un’s Visit to Beijing, and a Most Elaborate Game of ‘Good Cop, Bad Cop’

  It is a hard effort at this point, resisting the temptation to equate my speculation's about North Korea to doctrine. But as I, and indeed others, have theorized -- and as I have stated in previous pieces -- in what seems to be a most elaborate game of 'Good Cop, Bad Cop', the North … Continue reading On North Korea, Kim Jong-un’s Visit to Beijing, and a Most Elaborate Game of ‘Good Cop, Bad Cop’

On UFO’s, ET Phenomena & Disclosure

  To The Stars Academy of Arts and Science (TTS/AAS) is a private research company co-founded in 2015 by Tom DeLonge -- former lead singer of the American rock band Blink 182 -- and officially launched in 2017. While the credibility of TTS/AAS came under question in its early days, the organization began to garner … Continue reading On UFO’s, ET Phenomena & Disclosure