Author Archives: sleepless in turtle island

About sleepless in turtle island

Hi, I´m Dimitri. I have lived in Turtle Island for awhile now, so my cultural understanding is slowly improving. Also, I can see things in this place that boggle my mind. Thus this blog...

New Blog: Dying & Resurrected

  This blog will no longer be updated, although I may check it from time to time in case someone makes a comment.  Check out the new and improved blog at:   http://turtleislandjourney.blogspot.ca/   or   http://turtleislandjourney.wordpress.com.   Except better … Continue reading

Posted in Wise Advice - Although I'm Not Too Wise | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Christianity: the Religion that Made a Mockery of Jesus

Here is an email I sent to a few friends.    Response to the following website, re: Christians on a Reservation: http://notesfromthemadabstractdark.wordpress.com/2013/02/21/the-failure-of-christian-groups-and-non-profits-on-pine-ridge-reservation/.  Hmmm, I have an agnostic friend who actively helps down-and-out people in my town, and he calls the … Continue reading

Posted in Christianity & Ex-Christianity, First Nations / Native Americans, Immigration / Immigrants --- Canada, Imperialism & Colonisation, Social Justice | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Land Cannot Be Bought or Sold

The land shall not be sold permanently, For the land is Mine; for you are strangers and sojourners with Me. – Leviticus 25:23 Indigenous peoples have been saying this all along: land cannot be bought or sold, just like the … Continue reading

Posted in Imperialism & Colonisation, Revolution --- Non-Violent & Non-CIA / Freedom House-sponsored, Social Justice, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Why Christian missions is wrong, why Christianity is a failed religion

Evangelical missionaries are still marching all over the planet, spreading what they claim to be Jesus´ teachings. Today, I just read an article about Christians heading into Tibet to convince the people there to convert: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/feb/21/going-undercover-christian-evangelists-tibet I know.  I was one … Continue reading

Posted in Christianity & Ex-Christianity, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

What I Love About Western Culture

I can freely say what I want without fear of being arrested . . . mostly . . . it’s not polluted here . . . yet it’s multicultural I can learn whatever language or culture I want here our … Continue reading

Posted in Immigration / Immigrants --- Canada, Imperialism & Colonisation, Islam & Muslims, Music, Politics - Canada, Politics - International, Pro-Simplicity/Generoicity, Anti-Materialism/Commercialism, Revolution --- Non-Violent & Non-CIA / Freedom House-sponsored, Social Justice, Technology, Uncategorized, Wise Advice - Although I'm Not Too Wise | Tagged | Leave a comment

What I Hate About Western Culture

we worship Money we think only about ourselves we **** everyone on the planet but ourselves we think we are the best, when actually we are the worst we think Technology will solve all our problems we kill or oppress … Continue reading

Posted in Islam & Muslims, Loving Our Neighbours, Politics - Canada, Politics - International, Politics - US, Pro-Simplicity/Generoicity, Anti-Materialism/Commercialism, Revolution --- Non-Violent & Non-CIA / Freedom House-sponsored, Social Justice, Technology, Uncategorized, Wise Advice - Although I'm Not Too Wise | Tagged , | Leave a comment

The West My Model (a poem)

Shaking table Shaking life Nervous twitch The nervous type   Constant battles Constantly in rage Struggles incessantly Struggles of hell to pay   I am not alone Millions upon millions    follow me I am a symbol An icon An … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Call Me When It’s All Over (a poem)

The shaking walls The splitting cells The panting moths The breaking nests   All I have  Is now in jeopardy All I am  Is facing tragedy   Love me, leave me Lying dripping blood On the ground   I will … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Leave a comment

Cancer (a poem)

My cells are turning against me Civil war is being fought Within the confines of my skin   A deep dissatisfaction is crawling All over me As I realise Cancer Has broken in   I faint I breathe in gasps … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Whores Need Not Apply (a poem)

U look sexy, But so what? Why should I bow To your outside appearance?   What’s in your heart? That’s the Only question That matters   A slut can easily Look like a virgin In the right clothes   What … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment