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Moving On After the World Ends: The Dark Truths of HBO’s The Leftovers and Trauma

“And in the exposing of vulnerability, of pain, of such great loss, is the seeking for answers why. Why did this happen? Where did they go now that they’re gone? Are they safe? Are they at peace? Why not me? Why did I survive and others didn’t? Is there a purpose behind it all?” My 20th piece for HuffPost, published in December 2015.

Culture · Florida · Huffington Post · Human Rights · Politics · Zuzu Huffington

The Gateway Fundamentalism of Kim Davis and Her Supporters

“If we’re so quick to respond to stamping out religious fundamentalism and extremism in the rest of the world, then why aren’t we doing the same here at home?” My 16th article for HuffPost, published in October 2015.

Expatria · Istanbul · United Nations

to speak or not to speak

emailFacebookTwitterPinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggRedditBufferLinkedinthe pope is in the news today because he quoted a byzantine christian emperor’s idea of who Mohammed the Prophet was and what his teachings extolled, that islam is a religion of violence and it is to be spread by the sword. this was taken from a lecture he has been making on religion and… Continue reading to speak or not to speak

Expatria · Politics · Spain

random, not

emailFacebookTwitterPinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggRedditBufferLinkedin*his evilness the pope was here in spain last week for a promotional visit about the importance of family, the irony of which was not lost on this humble observer. firstly, how does a celibate man preach to the importance of family and matrimony between a man and a woman specifically? secondly, the current pope… Continue reading random, not

Love Letter Project · Politics

a love letter to Bran Down

emailFacebookTwitterPinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggRedditBufferLinkedinwritten on a postcard that is a recovered painting of jesus’ wedding to mary magdelene on the blank space: thank you for waking people up in such a clever way.hooray for you. where the stamp could go it says:may 7, 2006thoiry, franceanyone who is a thorn in the ass of the church is a friend… Continue reading a love letter to Bran Down