In this installment, a traditional(?) Bedouin, Druze, and Aramean sampler And have I mentioned dance? When possible, I try to find videos that include dance because that adds even more to appreciate.
Lifelong student with interests a mile wide and an inch deep. Autodidact. Pedant, hopefully of the slightly more pleasant sort. Sharer of things learned along the way. Lately of a creative bent.
In this installment: traditional(?) Kurdish music The usual caveats apply. I’m no expert, so it’s possible I might occasionally pick something that’s actually not traditional. I wouldn’t know. I’m trusting in YouTube […]
There’s a library of feminist theses waiting to be written about this recent episode of earned opprobrium. At the moment, while the world is hanging on the c-word, I’m just wondering one […]
Or should I say “traditional” “Assyrian?” I don’t know. I didn’t bother with a clever playlist name for this set of videos. It’s just an identifying label to help me find it […]
If anyone has a better idea, I’d love to hear it. First off, yes, Hamas are terrorists. They do bad, terrorist things. They also use human shields while they do bad terrorist […]
See a friend creating or otherwise in need of a signal boost? Give it! I have a great idea. No, really. I know it’s me, but this is great. I don’t pat […]
Call it out in no uncertain terms? Get banned. Nice strategy, Facebook. It’s hard to imagine many people are unaware of Facebook and it’s numerous failures to actually understand content moderation. Women […]
I must admit, I’m a bit confused by what people want when they want English as the “official” language. On the one hand, I get it if it’s all about making English […]
Asking for a friend. By now I think it’s safe to assume that the so-called free market forces (that want anything but a truly free market) have all their bases covered. Thanks […]
Some navel-gazing as I hunt down quality sources on critical thinking One would think this wouldn’t be so hard. Not to humblebrag or anything, but I’m not daft. I have a pretty […]