Day: May 9, 2012

Historical Facts You Don’t Know

1. In ancient Rome the punishment for killing one’s father was to be drowned in a sack along with a viper, a dog, and a rooster. The reason behind this? I have no idea. 2. Alexander the Great (pictured) invented a spying technique still used today: he had his soldiers […]

‘Moving The Mountain’

Huff Post Excerpt from Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf’s Moving the Mountain: Beyond Ground Zero To A New Vision Of Islam In America (Free Press, May 2012) I am an American citizen born in Kuwait of Egyptian parents. I grew up in Great Britain, Malaysia, and Egypt and have lived in […]