Archive for the ‘Canada’ Category

Ambrose and embryos

A missing angle in the argument over abortion in Canada The controversy still goes on over the recent vote of Canada’s Status of Women Minister, Rona Ambrose, in favor of a bill that is deemed to be against abortion. Many voices in Canada are calling for the minister to resign, accusing her of being the […]

The “Pride” week

Instead of supporting pride movement, and encouraging LGBT people deeper into their astray, all sympathy for them should be directed towards finding the will to help them overcome their psychological and biological abnormalities. Society can’t, for example, replace all the care it gives to people with special needs with a simple pride week, in which […]

Land ownership, homelessness, and tarsand

Who owns the land? Government? Who is government? People? OK, then what if one of the “people” wants to go and take a piece of land, to build a house for himself on it. Is that possible? No its not. He can’t do that because its illegal. He will have to buy this land from […]

Let’s blog

Throughout history, writers have repeatedly testified to the great influence writing have had on their lives and the transformation they went through as a result. From my humble experience in writing I can testify to that fact as well. Since I started blogging in 2008 I have changed, grown, and transformed faster than the previous […]

Corporation and society

One of the very first things that attract your attention as a newcomer from the Middle East to Canada is the individualist nature of society. As a general rule, societies in the west are not family oriented. The individual is the building block of these societies. In a place where people are not living as […]

Political ethics and ethical oil

The invasion of Iraq was viewed by many Muslims as war on Islam. Many people, both in the Muslim world and in the west think of it now as a war for oil. The “official” justification for it, however, changed through three phases. At the beginning the rhetoric was that “terrorism is the enemy, and […]

Media reform

A few days ago, I wrote a post about how we can use “Zakat” to get the world out of its current financial miseries. Zakat is basically the Islamic version of tax, which is a 2.5% of any sum of money that a person owned, but did not use, for the whole year. It can […]

Evil war – Battlefield Canada

I have always blamed the west for having stereotype about the Middle East, but as it turns out, I had stereotypes about the west as well. Coming here from another part of the world, with its own set of political conflicts, economic problems, and social difficulties, I had an idea about Canada that is not […]