Category Religion

Michael Oluwagbemi: Does African Philosophy Exist?

At the heart of most African Philosophy is the concept of communalism which is not socialism, communism, capitalism nor the other “isms” of the West. It is high time we market this unique brand of economic system: if capitalism legalized lobbying bribery of legislators in America, communalism should legalize gift-giving bribery in Nigeria. Is it […]

Are Hindu Attitudes Towards Race Skin-Deep? Views on caste race shudra untouchable varna jati prejudice racism black dark skin – Beliefnet.com

This reaction to skin color has its roots in the caste system and the degree to which it has insinuated itself into Hindu culture-which is, to a large extent, indistinguishable from Indian culture. The caste system can be attributed in part to a verse from the Rig Veda, an ancient Hindu scripture, which describes the […]

KKK Leader says woman who dressed her child as a Klansman for Halloween, ruined the Klan’s reputation | FreakOutNation

Oh no, they don’t hate anyone — just those uppity negroes. And such integrity, to have an age limit so only their parents can join. And now he tells us that the Klan is treated the same as African Americans were years ago. Let’s all put on our sad faces for the Klan. This Imperial […]

Malala and Nabila: worlds apart – Opinion – Al Jazeera English

But where does Nabila fit into this picture? If extrajudicial killings, drone strikes and torture are in fact all part of a just-cause associated with the liberation of the people of Pakistan, Afghanistan and elsewhere, where is the sympathy or even simple recognition for the devastation this war has caused to countless little girls such […]

Aung San Suu Kyi and the world of Buddhist Islamophobia – Opinion – Al Jazeera English

  Restrictions on marriages and births have resulted in over 60,000 Rohingya children who are not registered or recognised by the Burmese government, in violation of the Rights of Child, hence depriving them of access to basic schooling. In a country that has one of the highest adult literacy rates in Asia, a staggering 80 […]

‘This Pseudo-Historical Nonsense Is Over a Century Old’ – Truthdig

“Notice [that Atwill’s] theory entails a massive and weirdly erudite conspiracy of truly bizarre scope and pedigree, to achieve a truly Quixotic aim that hardly makes sense coming from any half-intelligent elite of the era. … All to posit that the entire Christian religion was created by the Romans and then immediately opposed by it?, […]

The King cover-up | SocialistWorker.org

THERE HAS been a concerted attempt to use Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech to obscure his role as one of the great revolutionaries of the 20th century America. If King dreamed that “my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color […]