Tag: Thoughts

Dialogue in tatters?

Dialogue in tatters?

19 Jul, '1112 Comments

Al-Wefaq pulled out of the National Dialogue. This is not a disaster. It’s their right. They didn’t believe in its efficacy and I – and everyone else – must respect their evaluation no matter how much we differ from their conclusions. I predict that the three liberal/leftist societies soon might follow suit. Again, that’s up […]

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Lost & Disgusted

Lost & Disgusted

14 Jun, '1148 Comments

I have been thoroughly depressed over the last few weeks. Everywhere around me bad news persists; people dancing over dead bodies and urging for more killings, people whom I thought to be friends started to regard me as a mortal enemy, people throw about choice terms like “traitor” and “unpatriotic” with vitriol and not much […]

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Should the pictures be released?

Should the pictures be released?

7 May, '1132 Comments

I couldn’t have put it better myself. Thank you Jon. Another thought: people in Bahrain should look in the mirror whenever they utter words such as “no forgiveness”, “retribution”, “traitor”, “them”, “enemy” and the like as Jon’s observation applies too; however in our situation, even though some gold coin might very well be left behind […]

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The Internet in Society: Empowering or Censoring Citizens?

6 Apr, '1116 Comments

Thanks Robert!

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Martial law, or low-grade civil war?

Martial law, or low-grade civil war?

15 Mar, '1152 Comments

My mind is in absolute turmoil. Sitting in Vancouver airport awaiting my interminable flights to get back home, I can’t prevent myself from repeatedly asking: What am I going back to? A country on the prcipesce of civil war where one is marked by the sect he or she was born into. No longer people, […]

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