American Civil Rights Movement

African Americans spent well over a decade during the 1950s - 1960s fighting for the rights that white Americans took for granted, and this movement should never have needed to happen in a modern, and considered civilised, intelligent society. In the 18th and 19th century slavery was a legal institution in the United States of … Continue reading American Civil Rights Movement

Irish Republican Army

Irish republicanism is the main goal of the paramilitary organisation who called themselves the Irish Republican Army (I.R.A), who fought for the unity and independence of Ireland from British colonisation. They believed that Britain discriminated against Catholicism, and that they attempted to diminish Irish culture and traditions. They aimed to put an end to British … Continue reading Irish Republican Army

Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant

I’ve previously covered religious terrorism, albeit on briefly in Religion: The Art of War , but I have been watching documentaries of late, and one last night briefly touched upon Jihād and I decided to focus on that, and especially ISIL (ISIS). Jihād has several meanings but it generally means ‘struggle’ in Arabic, and it … Continue reading Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant

Idi Amin and Uganda

The Republic of Uganda is a Central African nation, who’s capital city, Kampala is located in the southern Buganda kingdom that’s native to the Ganda tribes. Uganda is a former British colony who gained independence in 1962. It’s a predominately Christian nation who’s most spoken languages are Swahili and English, and a current population around … Continue reading Idi Amin and Uganda

Hideki Tōjō and the Empire of Japan

The Empire of Japan (大日本帝國 Dai Nippon Teikoku) is an Island nation in the North Pacific Ocean, made up of over 6000 smaller islands, and four main islands, Hokkaidō, Honshū, Shikoku and Kyūshū. Honshū is the most developed, and where most of its economy is based, and is home to Japan’s capital, Tokyo. Four fifths … Continue reading Hideki Tōjō and the Empire of Japan

Was Jesus homosexual?

Homosexuality has been a part of animal behaviour since the dawn of time. Many species of animals have homosexual tendencies, including humanity. I’m going to look into suspicions that Jesus was indeed a homosexual, and what that implies to Christianity if homosexuality is allegedly a ‘sin’. Jesus and John "the one whom Jesus loved” This … Continue reading Was Jesus homosexual?