A new documentary, Slavery by Another Name.
I Must Concur
“It may be seriously questioned whether the advent of modern communications media has much enhanced our understanding of the world in which we live.” From How To Read A Book by Mortimer J. Adler.
Embracing Chris Hedges [?]
I have found the Muslim communities’ embracing of Chris Hedges to be a curious one. Not that I don’t find points of commonality with some of his writings, but I do find it curious, with his stances on theology (he dismisses the existence of angels) and the nature of religion, to be troublesome if not out of step with Islam itself: “Religion is our finite, flawed and imperfect...
Is Science-Fiction Racist?
I was reading an article by Gregory Rutledge entitled, “Futuristic Fiction & Fantasy: The Racial Establishment” and came across this quote by Richard Pryor: “I don’t like movies when they don’t have no niggers in ‘em. I went to see, I went to see “Logan’s Run,” right. They had a movie of the future called “Logan’s Run.”...