All posts tagged Religion

Let’s Talk about Sects, Baby!

Middle Eastern pundits often talk about Lebanese sectarianism through a top-down power lens, one that attributes the majority of our faults to the “divide and conquer” technique of our archaic […]

Who controls the present, controls the past: History lost and forgotten.

From astrology and science to Mathematics, agriculture and trade, the Middle East harbours the groundworks of many modern Western society’s key institutions. Never mind that the world’s three dominant religions […]

Things I wish I knew before starting University.

It will take time to make friends. I am generally a friendly and outgoing person, so making friends comes naturally to me. In school and college, I always had a […]

The Way You Like It: A Brief Guide to Sex Positivity

Although it seems as if the world has been going under progressive social change faster than the speed of light over the past decade, the concept of sex positivity is […]

First Reformed: Paul Schrader’s entrance into the directorial canon

Christianity and environmental activism are complex issues that can make both great and terrible films. For every Silence or Wall-E, there are a God’s Not Dead or On Deadly Ground’s. Combining these two topics together is […]

WAIT, SHE SAID WHAT ABOUT WHAT?

Okay, so what’s the big deal when it comes to talking about sex? Well, you’re in for a little treat because I am going to propose that there isn’t anything […]

REVIEW: The Myth of Sisyphus

The Myth of Sisyphus is an intense, though enigmatic, call to life. Not many of us can deny the pleasure that comes with reading, but for me, that effect has […]

Rex Quondam Rex Que Futurus: Why We Should All Love the Arthurian Legend, Despite its Most Recent Adaptation

If you are enrolled on the SED’s Arthurian Literature course, you may agree with me when I say it has been a greatly enjoyable, but also greatly varied experience. We […]

$450million: something to hang above your mantelpiece?

Between Trump’s tweet-storm, including his claim of being a “very stable genius”, the actual bombshell-storm that hit the American East Coast and uprisings in Iran, the fact that Saudi prince […]