It’s strange enough having a platform to express your thoughts, and it’s even stranger connecting with awesome people that make me think, feel motivated, and of course confuse me. 42 more words
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I get five channels now (six if you count the Mexican soap opera network), but the one I watch the most is MeTV. It’s one of those nostalgia channels in the spirit of Nick-at-Nite, or at least what Nick-at-Nite used to be.* Their lineup is brilliant, and I see no reason why I should be wasting my time watching reality shows when… 244 more words
Smile, smile, smile . . . Americans may have no identity, but they do have wonderful teeth. – Jean Baudrillard, America
The Mad Men series finale opened with an unexpected sequence of images: a dry lakebed, a car zooming by, and Don in dusty goggles behind the wheel. 1,863 more words
There’s something particular about ikhlaas, which is sincerity in Islam.
When you are hurt by someone and you choose to have ikhlaas, you feel the urge to be patient even though it hurts; the kind of patience that includes forgiveness, not being angry, forgetting the act, not changing how kind you treat the person on the next day, giving the person another chance to have a better communication you. 197 more words