AFGHANISTAN Border. 1984. Mujahidin at prayer in Kunar province.
Photo by: Steve McCurry.
Streets of Pakistan.
“drones are bad but they are effective”
-Said no one, ever.
Being skeptical that another person can be incapacitated by a mental illness because you cope just fine with your problems is basically the same as saying “I don’t understand why other people’s brakes fail, because my car works great.”
I reblog this every time.
M.I.A. - Bad Girls (Nonsens Remix)
When you see a really pretty map of the United States, Canada, and Mexico…
And it shows every state in the United States
And every State and Territory of Canada
But presents Mexico as a giant administrative monolith
Muslim leaders from across the globe paid tribute Holocaust victims this week during a visit to Auschwitz, the former Nazi concentration camp, where they prayed at the Wall of Death for those who were killed by genocide and suffered under violent anti-Semitism.
The imams, who hailed from Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Bosnia, Palestine, Indonesia, Nigeria, Turkey and the United States, performed Islamic prayers while facing Mecca as part of a Holocaust awareness visit organized in part by the International Religious Freedom office of the U.S. State Department.
“What can you say? You’re speechless. What you have seen is beyond human imagination,” Imam Mohamed Magid, President of the U.S.-based Islamic Society of North America, told Agence France-Presse.
“Whether in Europe today or in the Muslim world, my call to humanity: End racism for God’s sake, end anti-Semitism for God’s sake, end Islamophobia for God’s sake, end sexism for God’s sake… Enough is enough,” said Magid, who leads the All Dulles Area Muslim Society in Northern Virginia.
(via The Huffington Post.)
The real Islam. The religion of peace.
“If anyone slays a human being, it shall be as though he killed all mankind; whereas, if anyone saves a life, it shall be as though he saved the whole of mankind.”
Today, Amazon announced the imminent launch of its newest endeavor, Kindle Worlds, a publishing platform for fanfiction. When I read the announcement, I was horrified, then angry, then sad. I want to take a moment to explain why this is such a tragedy.
OH, JESUS HELP US ALL.
An Iraqi child, drawing airplanes that are dropping bombs, with a marker taped to his amputated arm.
look at the results of your ignorance