Becoming a Work of Art

Advice from Nietzsche to Overcome Nihilism

“In song and in dance man expresses himself as a member of a higher community… supernatural sounds emanate from him: he feels himself a god… He is no longer an artist, he has become a work of art: in these paroxysms of intoxication the artistic power of all nature reveals itself.” – Friedrich Nietzsche   The

From Ukraine to Lebanon

A Story of Fitting In

“… and then he didn’t pay me the money he owed me, $900 for over a month’s work. He said if I didn’t like it, I’m free to leave and work on my own. But I can’t work on my own, you know? Because people here look down on me for being Syrian, even though

Sexuality and Religion – Beirut, Lebanon

Freethought Lebanon organized a seminar entitled “Sexuality & Religion” on the 5th of August, 2016. The seminar invited prominent speakers Tommi Paalanen (Finland) and Faysal El Kaak (Lebanon) to address the topic of sexual ethics and rights in modern times. The talks touched on the correlation between religious canon and sexuality, and were followed by