About this space

About me :: strange Lovecraftian creature | hijabi-not-wearing-a-headscarf-right-now-becuz-i’m-protesting-extremism-but-a-tichel-might-be-a-possibility-one-day | seeker and lover of God | deconstructing my religion | secular not religious | ailurophilic | penchant for punk, olives, chai | critical thinking is sexy | autodidact | asker of questions no one wants to ask | polyvagal nerd | Disimpacting My Brain | The Brain Savvy Hoomin | The Asshole Inside My Head | Former Economic Analyst + Researcher | Former Nurse | sweary mystic | intelligent weirdo | angry about lots of stuff

I study social trends + track extremism and its online proliferation and its connection to dehumanisation. Currently I am tracking (1) pro Palestinian NGO terror proxies + IRGC infiltration in Canada, (2) Gender radical lawfare activism in Canada, (3) the influence of OPEN and the Tides Foundation-funded Leadnow + Vote Together in the 2015 federal election. I write about domestic extremism and Islamist extremism, with a focus on the links between front NGOs and terror entities. I am researching denazification and the fall of the Third Reich, in particular the impact on women and children. I write about cult leaders, the seduction of cult organisations, and the social contagion underlying radicalisation.

I am an ex Catholic and an ex Muslim. I am an agnostic, not an atheist. I reject tribes.

Why Bad Hijabi?

It's a satirical name, mocking the ridiculous notion of "bad hijab"–an actual crime in countries ruled by deranged Islamic regimes, such as Iran. Women receive punishment for being bad hijabis. Mahsa Amini was killed for being a bad hijabi. Nothing happens to me if I am a bad hijabi, I can live my life quite unaware of how dangerous my irreverence and disobedience would be in another part of the world. Western hijab wearing women have a duty to our sisters living in Islamic regimes to use our freedom to promote religious tolerance and choice for women. Hijab cannot be fard or this legitimises the brutality of the IRGC!

Adventures of Bad Hijabi

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I recently launched a podcast called Shhhhhh The Trekkies are Talking, a podcast where we talk about the spiritual lessons that Star Trek and other beloved sci fi and fantasy worlds can teach us about being human.

Unless otherwise noted, all artwork included in my posts are by me created in Canva or in collaboration with the Midjourney ai or Stable Diffusion ai.

I can be found on Twitter.

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A strange Lovecraftian + ailurophilic creature with a penchant for punk, olives + chai. Autodidact. Seeker of G-d. ✡️. Asker of questions no one wants to ask. Hater of every kind of manipulative tactic. Polyvagal nerd. Professional Asshole Wrangler.