Ideologies Are Religions

Have you heard the one about the Syrian, the Egyptian, the Turk and the Emirati walking into a bar? They order four Cokes and start talking about Islam. I know, it's a bad joke. But it is revealing. As anyone who has lived the expat lifestyle in a foreign land knows, Kiwis, Poms, Canadians and [...]… Read the rest

Ideologues Are Haters

One day in the near future humanity will wake up, as if from a nightmare, and wonder how the orgiastic violence of the last century could ever have happened. What dark power took hold of Cambodia in the late 70's, leading men who should have been working to provide for their families to instead dash [...]… Read the rest