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Lies at play

The game of international diplomacy crumbles

Perhaps we should call this article “Russia gate” and perhaps it is only picked on because it dares to be different although it is not that much different because after all, like you and I the Russians want to be happy and they’re quite capable of doing it in their own way without any reliance on the US dollar, foreign aid or ripping anyone off.

Russia is not a superpower and as population is shrinking as it continues to recover from the collapse of the old Soviet Union which left the population traumatised while at the same time swimming against a flood of negative criticism from all quarters. Russia today stands accused of many

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Polygamy under Islam

A base herd instinct

A religion’s purpose is to connect with God but Islam does anything but that. Instead it teaches men to abuse children, women and encourages slavery and above all treat them in the most inhuman way possible. Obviously social pictures of a few rich and famous show bejewelled women who look very lavish but the reality is very very different inside the veil.

Majority of Muslim women, as much as 89% suffer more than any other women born under any other social system or so called religious faith. On surface and text books, news media and public statements talk of great love and peace and nobility towards women. However the reality is that women are considered

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Sufi’s are Not Necessarily Peaceful

Debunking the myth; Sufi’s can be terrorists

Jalaluddin Rumi said; “I looked for God. I went to a temple, and I didn’t find him there. Then I went to a church, and I didn’t find him there. And then I went to a mosque, and I didn’t find him there. And then finally I looked in my heart, and there he was.”

He again said; “A true Lover doesn’t follow any one religion, be sure of that. Since in the religion of Love, there is no irreverence or faith. When in Love, body, mind, heart and soul don’t even exist. Become this, fall in Love, and you will not be separated again.”

So we see Jalaluddin Rumi had his own

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Origin of the Seven Day Week

The 7 day week and 24 hour day are not western concepts

Why do we have only 7 days in a week? Why can’t we have 8 or 9? What is an hour? Why do we have only 24 hours in a day? Why can’t we have 30 or 40 units and call it an hour?

Our 7 day week is not a concept borrowed from Babylonians or the Romans as it is generally believed. During the Republic period, the Romans had an eight day week. The 7 day week is not really based on western calendar. The 24 hour day is often attributed to the Egyptians or the Babylonians yet none of these histories mention India which

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Slavery in Arab Countries

About half of the Saudi workforce are migrant workers

If you pay attention to the news media, you will often come across stories relating to the abuse and mistreatment of migrant workers in Islamic countries. In Saudi Arabia for instance, almost one half of the entire workforce is made up of foreign labourers and some them are treated worse than slaves.

Most often the company organising workers on behalf of individuals or companies will retain the individual’s passport and documents which means that even in the country in which they work, they have no freedom.

Most of the men that go into these countries work in construction. They come to Saudi because there is not the work in their

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Modern Slavery and Sex Trafficking

An age old problem facing humanity

While there are some women who are kept chained, such scenes as this are fetish practices after which all participants returned to their daily life

It seems probable that slavery extends back to the very first humans with those who were not perhaps so bright were told by others what to do. In other words or another way of expressing this is: submitting to someone else’s will is an optional survival strategy.

With the increase in the human population, at different periods of time and history which we know from old accounts that slaves in essence became the workers and the architects became the middle-class. In Roman society almost everyone had slaves including

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A Lack of Sleep

A basic human need

We have not even noticed that the cause behind all many illnesses and disorders of our lives may be a lack of sleep and the amount and quality of sleep has changed with the development of human civilization.

From the day man discovered artificial light, sleep has become very troubled and as more and more gadgets fall into our hands, the quality of sleep continues to change. There was a time when people spent 6 to 8 hours per night in total darkness, but with all the modern gadgetry we have today, few bedrooms are completely dark due to the number of LED lights that run 24 seven.

But others think sleep is unnecessary and too

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The Healing Power of Orgasm

Fact or fiction?

There is no general consensus as to the reason we orgasm or any agreement as to what it actually does. We know that it floods the body with some feelgood chemicals and that it’s a deeper sexual experience which helps to facilitate social bonds.

There is some debate as to whether or not the male ejaculation counts as an orgasm or if it is simply a release mechanism for accumulated stress, but there is no doubt that orgasms are very important for women, so much so that in the 1700s and 1800s, masturbation became a commonly used treatment for what men called women’s hysteria.

There is no doubt that life can be very frustrating and good sex

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Pleasure and Beauty

Beauty; an interaction that pleases the senses

Bob Marley

Beauty is a trick of the mind

Our minds and lives continually seek balance and beauty is seen when there are balanced proportions. We look for it in everyone’s face and body, and we feel pleasure at the sight of balance as balance equals beauty and beauty is related to the golden number.

Not everyone remembers Bob Marley, the charismatic and popular musician. If you did not know him and passed him in the street, he may pass unnoticed. Like all people, there is beauty in the face but in Bob’s case, the beauty in his music; the sound, the meaning and the delivery. The beauty in the person has

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Twisted logic

Humour

Also known as use false logic to prove that something is true or not true. Like taking something logical and twisting it around to make it seem like it means something other than what it really does. In today’s world it is most used by accountants and politicians.

Terrorism: Any objector to unjust treatment by anyone in authority is now a terrorist. The authorities who terrorize those they have a duty to serve and protect have become the innocent victims.

Relating:

You tell someone never to call you again and every time the phone rings you hope it’s them.

We are supposed to act like everything’s okay when it’s not.

Its easier to love someone who’s absent that someone

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