Imagine two urban gangs (African-American “gangstas” or Italian Mafioso or Jewish Mob or Russian Bratva or Latin Street Gang—you name it) with a blood-hate going back generations…a thousand years…but the anger and rivalry still alive today. Now imagine this on a global scale.
Might we perceive Islam’s Sunni and Shi’ite Muslims in a battle for turf? Continue reading →
The human race’s idea of “civilization” must embrace the values of nature along with intellectual daring; otherwise, people will be facing a post-apocalyptic future more in accord with an unplugged universe, and that will require a fierce argument for life itself. Continue reading →
While the American government deplores the oppression of women by the Taliban, it condones that of Saudi Arabia…as the media turns a blind eye and deaf ear. This is no diplomatic phenomenon, hypocrisy here in these United States is no less.
On the answer hangs the balance of American lives — those lost and those yet to return home. Continue reading →
Post-racial lives on another planet in a perfect world. We don’t live there. Post-racial draws a distinction between truth and reality, where we attempt to live on the difference…in our dreams. Continue reading →
The United States has this active government “hidden” in plain sight; vigorous and complete with star-chamber-styled “secret laws” and so-called courts away from public view. The horror is not so much what they do as the fact that they even exist in what Americans believe is a democracy. Continue reading →
Below is a 10-minute scene from the motion picture screenplay that I’ve written. This script represents the movie I hope to produced and direct; it also represents, independently, a 10-minute short film (in and of itself) to stand on its own while promoting the larger project at film festivals, et al. Continue reading →