Day: January 11, 2015

ROBERT FISK : Charlie Hebdo: Paris attack brothers’ campaign of terror can be traced back to Algeria in 1954 Algeria is the post-colonial wound that still bleeds in France

Algeria. Long before the identity of the murder suspects was revealed by the French police – even before I heard the names of Cherif and Said Kouachi – I muttered the word “Algeria” to myself. As soon as I heard the names and saw the faces, I said the word […]

Unmournable Bodies

The New Yorker: by Teju Cole — A northern-Italian miller in the sixteenth century, known as Menocchio, literate but not a member of the literary élite, held a number of unconventional theological beliefs. He believed that the soul died with the body, that the world was created out of a […]

349. Commandment – We have enjoined on man kindness to his parents; but if they strive to make thee associate that with Me of which thou hast no knowledge, then obey them not

349. Commandment – We have enjoined on man kindness to his parents; but if they strive to make thee associate that with Me of which thou hast no knowledge, then obey them not [29:9] And We have enjoined on man kindness to his parents; but if they strive to make thee […]