“Homeland” is Finally Over But Its Islamophobic Message is Still Alive

After years on TV screens across the United States spent fueling the narrative of Islamophobia and the ongoing so-called war on terror, the popular show “Homeland” has finally come to an end. The show was criticized at times – and rightfully so – for fueling a false narrative about Islam and Muslims. “Homeland” was particularlyContinue reading ““Homeland” is Finally Over But Its Islamophobic Message is Still Alive”

Rashida Jones’s Race – Does It Matter?

Recently there has been a lot of backlash involving the actress who once played Karen on “The Office” and is now playing a part-black woman on the new show “BlackAF” on Netflix. The backlash stems from the “seeming” reality that Rashida Jones is a white woman playing the role of a part-black woman. This isContinue reading “Rashida Jones’s Race – Does It Matter?”

Prophets are Not Gods

With the recent celebration of Easter this past Sunday in the Christian calendar, Christians worldwide celebrated the rising of Jesus, peace be upon him, into Heaven. However, this is problematic for a number of reasons. For one thing, Christians think of Jesus as being not only the begotten son of Almighty God but also GodContinue reading “Prophets are Not Gods”

Have You Turned Your House into Home?

Here’s a question many likely have not considered: have you turned your house into a home? Really think about this. You might think they’re the same thing. But the reality is they’re very different. Or at least they can be. A house is just a place to live in that you own. But a homeContinue reading “Have You Turned Your House into Home?”

Is There Any Such Thing as a White Lie?

In many cases today, we see people promoting something called “white lies” meaning a lie without evil intent. This can be for a number of reasons, whether to keep people happy or to prevent harm. Even in parenting we see parents telling their children so-called white lies such as the existence of the Easter BunnyContinue reading “Is There Any Such Thing as a White Lie?”