Thursday, February 24, 2011

One pill makes you larger

Osama bin Laden putting LSD in teenager's morning coffee?

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Hours later, Gadhafi called in to state television and, in comments that were broadcast across the North African country, he blamed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden for the uprising.

Libya's embattled ruler claimed that al Qaeda was placing "hallucinogenic pills" to teenagers in their morning coffee and besieged parents to keep better control of their teenage children to quell the protests.


Sufism returns to Afghanistan after years of repression

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Article first appears in BBC

The arena of religion and peace properly involves many styles of religious adherence, and many dimensions of religious structures and values

It has long been recognized in the religion-and-peace community that mystics represent a unique and special group with insights and benefits not found in other valid ways of being religious.

This BBC article describes a hopeful development in Afghanistan:
Sufism returns to Afghanistan after years of repression
Dawood Azami ("BBC," February 23, 2011)

Kabul, Afganistan - As the Afghan government and its international
allies intensify efforts to bring the conflict to an end, the role and
influence of mystics is being sought to help bring the Taliban into
talks on a political solution.


Saturday, February 5, 2011

Sapporo - Biru L├ęgendaire

Compare this to the infantile, oft misogynistic ads for American beer (tune in tomorrow)