Wajahat AliPlaywright, Essayist, Blogger, Humorist and Attorney at Law at Puff Ho
Arabs invented storytelling, you see: Â only because of them we have evolved to include motion pictures, TV shows, theater productions, novels, and stand-up comedy, but they all serve the same function: storytelling.
Cameron’s 2009 film tells the tale of a close-to-nature alien race fighting a mining company from Earth that’s ravaging their planet in pursuit of mineral wealth.
A leader of a planned Muslim community center near Manhattan’s Ground Zero compared opposition to the project to the persecution of Jews, in comments that could add to the controversy over the center’s proposed site.
“We are deeply concerned, because this is like a metastasized antisemitism,” said Daisy Khan, who is spearheading the project with her husband, Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf.Â “It’s beyond Islamophobia. It’s hate of Muslims.” Ground Zero Mosque (Gateway)