The Virgin Birth of the Egyptian Messiah…Horus & The Pattern for the Christian Nativity Scene

In this set of engravings we have the Annunciation, the Conception, the Birth, and the Adoration as described in the first and second chapter of Luke's Gospel. These scenes, which were mythical in Egypt, have been copied or reproduced as historical in the Canonical Gospels. In the temple of Amun at the site of Luxor …

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In Pictures: Supporting Democracy, American Style! – How the United States Supports Brutal and Oppresive Dictators Around the World.

Question: Does the United States support brutal and oppressive dictators? Answer: YES! The question merits absolutely zero debate. Anyone with a history book can tell you that supporting dictators is big American business. Below are some of my favorite moments in U.S. history, see if you can guess the pattern. Hosni Mubarak (Egypt) Obama and …

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U.S. Foreign Economic and Military Aid by Major Recipient Country: 2001 – 2009

It needs to be said: the United States supports dictators! There is no greater example than by looking at the country of Egypt. Egypt just finished toppling a dictator (Mubarak) who has been receiving substancial militaty aid for years, second only to Israel in the Middle East. Take a look at the numbers: In millions of dollars (16,836 represents …

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The Many Hands of God

Spring has arrived! It’s time to bathe in the warm, embracing hands of our glorious sun. As far back as 10 thousand B.C.E., history is abundant with carvings and writings reflecting people’s respect and adoration for the sun. And it is simple to understand why as every morning the sun would rise, bringing vision, warmth, …

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Noam Chomsky on the Egyptian Uprising and the Middle East

In light of the recent events, i figured I'd write some words on the events taking place right now in Egypt. I then stumbled upon this breathtaking interview between Amy Goodman from Democracy Now! and Professor Noam Chomsky and realized that everything that needed to be said (and much more) was already covered in this interview. …

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