Friday, June 03, 2005

I don't like this place

I've been in such a bad mood for the past week. So much of a bad mood that I got some hash yesterday and did my best to enjoy it. But the come-down was harder than I expected, harder because Nahida caught me high. I drank some left-over vodka afterwards. Nahida made me some fericous meal that made me feel crap all day today.

Iraq's the cradle of civilization. Civilization no longer sounds like so much of a good thing. Iraqis love boasting about Iraq being the country of civilizations. Where's your civilization now and where has it been all these years is what I keep wanting to ask.

I'm starting to think that civilization is simply a by-product of something. Something being the evil of man. Nature before civilization had it's laws, and they were fair enough. But then the evil of mankind pushed in and 'civilization' perpetuated this evil.

Od just called and informed that Maz got burgled at 2 in the morning a couple of nights ago. The burglars went off with cash, jewellery and whatever lights stuff they could carry. The burglars beat up the Maz's old man, and electrocuted Maz and his mother. Od gave me Maz's new phone number and I called him. Maz sounds alright, he's doing his finals but doesn't know what decisions his family will make in the near future.

4 comments:

Brian H said...

Ugly stuff. I sure hope the IP are up to or will soon be up to following up on and helping prevent that kind of violation. Give Maz our sympathy. Keep us informed. Ask him to post something, if he's up to it.

Rosebuds said...

"I'm starting to think that civilization is simply a by-product of something. Something being the evil of man. Nature before civilization had it's laws, and they were fair enough. But then the evil of mankind pushed in and 'civilization' perpetuated this evil."

The "evil" of mankind is religion...whatever kind...and you are having to deal with it full force in your face...nature had it right until religion got involved..sad but true

Wissam said...

You were right Shaggy when you said that Iraqis are fond of boasting about their past. The reason is that they have nothing remarkable in their modern history to be proud of, therefore they keep looking back. I don't know when will they wake up to rebuild their country which will revivify the glories of the Mesopotamia ?

Anonymous said...

The godly and the ungodly want to rule the world.

Why can't they just stay in their Heaven or Hell and leave the rest of us alone?

Geez, Shag! We love you.

-- Tilli (Mojave Desert)