The Middle Me

I was a weak, shy boy until the age of thirteen. I used to turn the other cheek pretending I was mature, a no trouble guy, when in fact I was scared shitless to confront my peers. Puberty hit and I became quite strong and big, my mates were intimidated by my body, I also... Continue Reading →

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Beware of a social drug called victimhood

After finishing House of Cards season 5, I have been thinking about power. Were the protesters of January 25 powerful? Yes, they brought about change. Was this power meaningful? No, it was chaotic. Meaning always vanquishes lack of meaning, which is why the Muslim Brotherhood took over that revolution with ease, they had a clear... Continue Reading →

Rosa

"Your clothes smell terrible, don't wash 'em with ours," her mother told her. Rosa was short and slightly overweight, her mother gave her bad genes and a loveless upbringing. She woke up to a cloudy morning on one of January's Sundays, it was cold without a sun. She sat on her bed, conscious of her... Continue Reading →

On love

- What is love if not ownership? How can you love someone you don't own? - You love their company, their voice. - So love is a rented collection of experiences? - Our lives are rented experiences. - Yes, that's why love must be ownership, it is the one experience we can actually have in... Continue Reading →

Beyond The Racist White Male

In an interview with Joe Rogan, firebrand Milo Yiannopoulos said Islam will not have its era of enlightenment. Since I speak English, I can look past the few Europeans and Americans with racist views on Arab Muslims and see the legitimate concerns some westerners have regarding the Muslim world's ability to live in harmony with... Continue Reading →

مسيحيون يتحولون للدين الإسلامي للتمتع بسماحة الإسلام

ترك عدد من المسيحيين عقيدتهم وتحولوا للدين الإسلامي طمعا في التمتع بسماحة الإسلام اللذي طالما سمعوا عنها ولم يروها أبدا. "أنا الآن في أسعد أيام حياتي، المسلمون يرحبون بي وبأفكاري بعد أن دخلت في دينهم، يمكنني الصلاة وبناء المساجد في أي وقت وفِي أي مكان، لأول مرة أشعر بسماحة الإسلام، أستطيع الآن فقط أن أقول... Continue Reading →

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