Asking A Lebanese Atheist About All This Religious Screaming
Sep17

Asking A Lebanese Atheist About All This Religious Screaming

You could never say that things are dull in the Middle East, but this last week has been a particularly eventful one for the region. As I’m sure you’re aware by now, a bunch of right-wing Christians and Jews united with a soft-porn director to create a shitty film about the “evils” of Islam, and the Muslims in the Middle East did not react well to its depiction of their prophet Muhammad. Outbreaks of violence...

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This Week Under “Spotlight”: 5 Recent Scandals The Lebanese Did Not Know That The Vatican Was Involved In
Sep14

This Week Under “Spotlight”: 5 Recent Scandals The Lebanese Did Not Know That The Vatican Was Involved In

So the pope has finally arrived to Lebanon, and for sure, the celebrations, the media coverage, the roads signs and the people have all created enough buzz about the event that no one in Lebanon can manage to stop hearing about it. The excitement that religious people hold has gone far beyond any public excitement I have ever witnessed in my life. Frankly, I do personally understand how sectarianism plays a role in overly exciting the...

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