THE HUMAN RACE & RACIAL INEQUITY – LEBANON

   LEBANON is directly across from Syria, and a person can imagine the spill of refugees taking place into Lebanon from Syria. For six (6) years, tensions have grown as 1.5 million Syrians poured into Lebanon. Refugees have faced numerous hostilities since the war in neighboring Syria took hold. Recently, the tensions have grown over the social and financial burden of the refugee crisis. Syrian refugee camp. The amount of Syrians in Lebanon has dropped to one (1) million. This choice is […] Read more »

THE HUMAN RACE & RACIAL INEQUITY – IRAQ

KURDISTAN IS POSSIBLE KURD HOMELAND Iraq has had growing pains. It was named Iraq Republic from 1958-1963, Baa’thist Iraq from 1963 to 2003, and Arab Republic of Iraq from 2003 to now. ARABS are independent of religious identity and prior identity with Islam. Historically they identify with Christian and Jewish kingdoms and Arab Jewish tribes. Semitic people are from the Arabian peninsula and neighboring territories living in Arab states in Western Asia, North Africa, the Horn of Africa, and western […] Read more »

THE HUMAN RACE & RACIAL INEQUITY-IRAN/YEMEN

  The last Shah of Iran was Mohammed Reza Pahlavi. His religion was Islam of the Shiite sect which continues to be the prominent religion and sect in Iran. The title of Shah was given to royalty of Persia. The name is derived from Sanskrit which means “gentleman” and has an East Indian (Sadhu) background. A Sadhu is a man who knows himself and pursues a Spiritual path. In Hindism it means as “good, good man…a holy man”. The Shah was […] Read more »

THE HUMAN RACE & RACIAL INEQUITY-SAUDI ARABIA

Think of Central Saudi Arabia as being in three parts…the oil fields in the East… in holy cities of Mecca, which was the seat of Islam since the 7th Century, and Medina in the West… and the barren desert in the middle SAUDI ARABIA’s Kingdom was founded in 1932, and Salman bin Abdujlazis al-Saud, who would later be its King, was born in 1935. He conquered and unified Arabian tribes into a country he named for himself. In 1964, Faisal […] Read more »

INTERLUDE- A MODERN EXPLANATION OF ISLAM’S SHARI’AH LAW-PART 2 OF 2

SHARI’AH COUNTRIES (Use Control + to enlarge) In regard to radical or extremist Muslims of the Islam ideology, the classical Islamic experts did not approve or legitimize what is known as terrorism. The terrorist practice of suicide bombing “has no justification in terms of the Islamic ideology, law, or tradition. There is a difference if followers of Islam practice Shari’ah Law. Islam does not discriminate between military and civilian targets, but rather between Muslims and non-believers. The non-believers’ blood can […] Read more »

BLESSINGS & THE BEST FOR 2018

MAY THE SPIRIT OF JESUS THE CHRIST’S LOVE FLOW THROUGH EVERYONE Christ was not Jesus’ last name, but he was and is a Christ. Buddha was a Christ, and a few men before him were Christs. Jesus followed his teachings and used this knowledge of Love to go forward with his additional knowledge. Years ago, a last name that was given to people was by their occupation. His family occupation was carpenter. Could that have been his last name?  And, […] Read more »

INTERLUDE-A MODERN EXPLANATION OF ISLAM’S SHARI’AH LAW-PART 1 OF 2

= Deep racial problems weaken a country. While a country is weakened, ISIS and others step in and cause problems… sometimes beyond belief. Racial supporters of any faith may interpret their faith in an extreme way…sometimes not according to the religion’s original intent. Islam’s prophet Mohammed advised, according to reputed narrator Al-Bukhari, “Do good deed properly, sincerely, and moderately…always adopt a middle, moderate, regular course whereby you will reach your target of paradise”. The word “moderation” is mentioned many times […] Read more »

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  is in the region of North Africa. This country has been in the news lately due to discrimination occurring in the area called the Rif. The region refers to the Rif Mountains at AL-HOCEIMA on Morocco’s  Mediterranean coast (see top of map). The area is mostly inhabited by Berbers (explained in the 5/20/2017 post). The Berbers feel there have been official abuses and corruption, and they have not been supported by the government. The central government of Morocco is in […] Read more »

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  has two (2) major tribal societies residing there; that is, Pashtun and Hazara. Pashtun is the largest ethnic or cultural group. Pashtun or Afghan is based on Islam and Pashtunwali. Pashtunwali (or Pakhtunwali) is an ancient self-government tribal system that regulates nearly all aspects of Pashtun life ranging from community to personal levels. Concepts of Pashtunwali continue to be followed by many Pashtuns especially in rural areas. The Pashtuns speak Pashto and Pashtun is their mode of dress. They are often […] Read more »

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  Use Ctrl + to enlarge TURKEY & ITS RELATIONSHIP TO SYRIA, IRAQ, & IRAN There are mainly three (3) religious groups of people residing in Turkey…Christians, Cryptos, and Muslims. The Cryptos are Christians that have a secret practice while publicly following another faith. Some people have a fear of making their faith known due to Turkish extremists. Muslims are of the Islam faith or ideology, and Islam is the main religion in Turkey, and it has connections to the Sunni […] Read more »