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The pyramids and the sphinx are next on ISIS’ list…


Cultural midnight can happen in the blink of an eye.  ISIS knows this. 


Killing Memory is a specialty of ISIS…



Before its untimely end the city of Nimrud was a vast and powerful center…

This is the kind of history ISIS is destroying in its fanatical pursuit to cleanse the world of pre-Islamic evidence.


The Murder of History is a war crime…

As part of ISIS campaign to destroy “idolatrous” art and architecture, we should expect the magnificent archaeological sites in Palmyra to be turned to dust.  What a sad time for the history of the world.



The Dark Side of Cultural studies… ISIS knows how to recruit.

ISIS and Pedophileshttp://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/04/09/what-isis-learned-from-pedophiles.html?via=newsletter&source=DDMorning

Understanding culture is the key to everything.  Really.  If you’ve ever shaken your head and asked, “Why on earth would an American or British teenager pack up and head for Iraq to join ISIS?” you’re not alone.  Unfortunately, ISIS is using their own culture against them.  

These extremists understand the fears and secret desires of youth in the Western World, and they know precisely how to exploit it.  As this article points out, ISIS has the pedophile playbook is following it right down to the letter.  

If this article doesn’t terrify you, we suspect nothing will.  


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