A major part of any group’s environment is the culture that they have inherited from the past.
The headline, “Vatican Aids Eichmann to Escape” is splashed on Page One of the Jerusalem Post. Of course my stomach turns, I’m a Roman Catholic. My husband and I have spent the past five years conducting research and documenting the growth of anti-Semitism in some conservative Catholic organizations, so I have no difficulty in believing [...]
It’s one thing for my aged, cataract’d mother-in-law to mistake Vice President Joe Biden for Gorbachev yesterday.
But here’s a UK broadcast demi-journalist, illustrating once again why “normal” people hate Big Media:
Sky New presenter Kay Burley was forced to make an on-air apology after mistaking a Roman Catholic symbol on American vice president Joe Biden’s forehead [...]
Roman Polanski’s wife wants you to know the truth about her husband. You’ll find that “truth” printed in thousands of articles, a handful with unfortunate headlines like these:
Roman Polanski’s Wife Talks About Sex Case
Wife Understands Women’s Shock at Polanski Sex Case but Says Today Is Not Permissive 1970s
The phrase “sex case” has been used in [...]
Do Muslims have an exclusive monopoly on the use of the word “Allah,” in describing God?
Malaysia is grappling with that linguistic question, and Muslims in that country are enraged because a court has given its answer: No.
An ethnically divided country comprised of Malay Muslims (who make up about 60% of the population), non-Muslim Chinese, Indians [...]
A few weeks ago, I found myself walking through a Swiss village — okay, it was really a Geneva suburb — called Nyon. Still, it looked like a village: There was a castle on the hill, and I could see some Roman ruins. There were a few shops and a nice view of the lake. […]