William

Rimdims #6: Ritual Impurity

Considering the lengths that radical Muslims go to “protect” their ritual purity (e.g. Ayatollah Khomeini, after the Iranian revolution, declared that all non-Muslims were impure. He said that to wash the clothes of non-Muslims (you have to touch them), to eat with non-Muslims (sharing food), or to use personal items touched by non-Muslims (such as…

It Has Been a While…

Some people blog because they need to write. Some have no other creative outlet. Others do it as part of their life’s framework, as part of their daily work. I began doing it to force myself to write in a disciplined way. I had slipped from my everyday technical writing into more of a management…