Category Archives: Pakistan

Blackout

Seems that those of fundamentalist inclination fear unrestrained positive emotion. Can’t control it, or direct it towards evil. Reading the February 14 issue of Ottawa Metro and came across this Associated Press story in “Global Digest”: Valentine’s Day banned in … Continue reading

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Partition

Partition of India, into India and Pakistan. Partition of Pakistan, into Pakistan and Bangladesh. If Libya had been partitioned… If Iraq had been partitioned… And today, if…

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Various

She appointed the guardians to her will, with the explicit condition that the guardians must agree that her children were never to go to Pakistan, her country of origin, until they were at least sixteen. His wife died young and … Continue reading

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Some Referent: We just can’t

…where rape is rape, and religion is not. Remembering the gang rapes in India, of tourists and locals. Remembering the public rapes in Egypt, at Tahrir Square, the centre of the alleged “Arab Spring“. The unspeakable truth about Rotherham Margaret … Continue reading

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