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Saudi Arabia: Same as It Ever Was?

We watched this gem of a film on Netflix last night. I knew from the opening sequence (above) that it would be amusing, to say the least. The culture clash between America and Saudi Arabia is quite extreme and Tom … Continue reading

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Who are You Calling a Philistine?

It’s All Greek to Me Recent news has come out that the Philistines may have actually come from Greece. That makes them “Westerners” to our way of thinking. But it makes the pejorative term ‘philistine’ suddenly suspect. Have we been … Continue reading

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