THE SPICE ISLAND ATHEIST

Author/Humanist/Non-theist/Social Justice

Where To and How Soon? An Analysis

I would like to believe that, as Grenadians, we are all concerned about our country’s future. To many of us, however, the economic future of the country today seems desolate. … Continue reading

May 10, 2015

Where is the Outrage?

The hysteria that has engulfed my nation over the dehumanizing photos of a 16-year-old girl posted on Facebook, I posit, was deserved. However, there is a real problem associated with … Continue reading

May 10, 2015

Jab Jab: The True Essence

Okay, I know. Carnival is still months away. Despite this truth, however, the carnival celebration context is not the only context in which the Jab Jab masquerade can be talked … Continue reading

May 10, 2015

Free Speech Under Attack in Grenada

When one thinks of natural rights, for many, the freedom of expression stands at the top of the list. In fact, a society cannot be free if the freedom of … Continue reading

May 10, 2015

Questions Are Not Welcome

I was in a conversation with some of my friends last week, and I was told to remember that the “devil was very knowledgeable.” I was taken aback by this … Continue reading

May 9, 2015

Sweep It Under The Rug?!

I am still in a state of surprise and shock weeks later. Yes, I remain in a state of astonishment, weeks after attending the January 22nd, 2012 Independence Calypso Monarch, … Continue reading

May 8, 2015

Social relationships in Grenada: How Our Actions are Affecting it

Many people are outraged by the atrocious beating and killing of the young Grenada-born man, and Canadian citizen, Oscar Bartholomew, by Grenadian police, while he was on vacation with his … Continue reading

May 8, 2015