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Month: October 2010

Contentions 16 is out

Contentions 16 is out

Contentions 16 10.       The least likely of your sincere falsehoods is your words: ‘I am a Sufi!’ 11.       The Teacher brings you near to the Divine rigour and gentleness. 12.       Do not say ‘The qualities of mercy preponderate’, without adding, ‘but they do not eliminate.’ 13.       Let not your final thought be: ‘I could have been the dust beneath the feet of the saints, but I refused.’ 14.       Pray that you be granted knowledge in joy rather than in pain….

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Film: Four Lions – quick thoughts

Film: Four Lions – quick thoughts

Got around to watching the much touted Four Lions by film maker Chris Morris, I did not find it laugh out loud funny, it was humorous and I thought it was generally very uncomfortable viewing, I felt uneasy throughout the film. Every character in the film was a caricature, not just the four protagonists – everyone and I found this a little distracting. Anyone who sees this film as a comedy has missed the point of the film, this is…

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