Category Archives: peace

When David Became Goliath

Role reversal in the myth of Little David versus the Goliath of Palestine.

BRING THE TROOPS HOME. END THE LONG WAR

The Peace Of Zion

Israeli leader Ariel Sharon’s life spanned the history of his country. He was born in Palestine and joined the Haganah at age 14 in 1942. The teenager fought during the partition of Palestine and later joined Unit 101, which specialized in cross-border raids and committed massacres in revenge for attacks by the fedayeen. Sharon fought […]

TIME Man Of The Year 2013

I was baptized a Catholic. I have been an atheist since the age of 8. The scandals of Holy Roman Church has reinforced my decision over the years, however I like the new pope. Francis I was once a nightclub bouncer in Buenos Aires. I worked that job for over twenty years in New York, […]

Islands Of Nowhere

In the winter of 1991 I spent a month on the Pulau Weh at the westernmost tip of Sumatra. The quiet island was remote. Few westerners ventured north from Medan. There were better beaches in Thailand and an ethically more interesting culture around Lake Toba, however I was drawn to this destination knowing it was […]