I started this blog to discuss the Middle East and Islam, both which have fascinated me since the day I met my roommate as an undergrad student seven years ago. I believe in freedom and democracy; I believe in human rights and above all women’s rights. Over the course of writing this blog I have learned a lot about the region, my perceptions and opinions have changed and I hope that people reading this blog who may have little knowledge of the region and its dominant religion will look at it in a different way than if they just follow the media’s awful depiction of Arabs and Muslims.
*NOTE: I do not edit my posts. I do not believe this blog reflects the epitome of my writing talents, but it is a personal blog and therefore I can do whatever I want.
**NOTE: I write with a dry sense of humor, because I believe that you have to inject some humor into life. And besides, the political situation in the Middle East is just amusingly appalling.