Dreams Of Anarchy

Here lies a body of thought, chained by blasphemy, cursed by some.  Here lies hope, ashes of what was to be, remains of what was yet to come. Here lies a voice, choked, numb, seeking personification  Here lies a dream, a quest for salvation, a search for liberation. Here lies resistance, stained by anarchy, blocked by greed. Here lies … Continue reading

Us & Them – Hope in Ruin

They mistake our dreams for anarchy, They label our thoughts as blasphemy, They rule with fear and divide to conquer. They demonize thinkers, cast out reformers & exile revolutionaries, They reverse evolution with relics, cap our dreams with conservatism & loan for ancient glories.. but worst of all They mistake US for Them. We have cleansed traditions & challenged … Continue reading

Chafika & Metwally – A Search For a Moral Basis

In Egyptian folklore there is a a famous Mawaal called Chafika and Metwally, which one of my friends introduced me to, it’s based on a folktale about a brother and sister from Gerga a famous village in upper Egypt where Metwally is sent to join the Army and afterwards discovers that his sister “Chafika” escapes her … Continue reading

Hash in a Hash smoking conservative country ..

Drug freedom comes on the top of our Moral and religious taboos, a topic that can’t even be debated in public and kept firmly behind closed doors, well it’s so frowned upon that there are no accurate statistics of Hash trafficking and Hash users in Egypt ..  So when do u think the government will announce … Continue reading

Breaking out of the Cocoon

  Being born  in a closed cohesive community might sound like a good idea, what could be better than being among those who share the same beliefs, traditions and values, where how to be good citizen and good human being is very well defined and structured. Well, “Systemized” is the word. In a a systemized community career paths and professions are passed on … Continue reading

Religion .. The New Cash Cow Business

The use of Religion to generate profits is one of the oldest tricks in the book, what’s new now a days is that religion is becoming one of the biggest and most profitable businesses in developing countries and the amount of people living off religion is getting bigger and bigger everyday. The range of products, from the intangibles like … Continue reading

لم املك الاختيار

  كيف تحاسبني على كوني مختلفا و أنا لم املك هذا الاختيار ،  لم اختر جنسي و لا عرقي، لم اختر وطني و لا مرباي،  لم اختر لغتي او ابواي ..   أما ديني فقد ورثتة عن اجدادي . فاذا كنت املك الاختيار، هل كنت اخترت دربي؟  هل كنت اخترت .. ان اكون  مواطن فى دوله … Continue reading

They have Earth, we will have heaven !!

I always had some sensitivity to over painting subjects with Religion, I just freeze when I’m debating an achievement or a failure and someone pops up and refers them to the religious status of their administrators and when I pose my always controversial debate question of is religion a mean or an end, My friends … Continue reading