Working in Kandahar it was interesting but mostly sad to see how these people live. There is a certain morbid but generally accepted dysfunction about the region; self-inflicted by the local nationals that dwell there. I say dwell because it is not living in the sense you might be living your life.
I wondered aloud why one very rarely saw women anywhere –accepted that they would be wearing their grim blue burka. I was told by local Kandahar gentlemen that there is an…Continue
Scandinavian Nonbelievers, Which Is Not to Say Atheists
I wonder if they are not true atheists after all. Personally I 'lost' my belief in any divinity aged 6-7 yrs old. It happened because I was a lazy bugger to do my homework. One day I decided that perhaps I should impress my teacher by doing my homework after all. So what happened - I could not find my assignment book, panic! I searched high and low - nowhere was it to be found. I thought to myself that finding…