Andalus: Unlocking the Secrets of Moorish Spain by Jason Webster


By Jason Webster

As Islam and the West organize to conflict once more, Jason Webster embarks on a quest to find Spain's hidden Moorish legacy and raise the lid on a rustic as soon as cast through either Muslims and Christians. He meets Zine, a tender unlawful immigrant from Morocco, a twenty-first century Moor, lured over with the promise of a task yet exploited as a slave labourer on a fruit farm. Jason's existence is threatened as he investigates the rural gulag, Zine rescues him, and the not likely pair of author and desperado take off on a rollercoaster journey via Andalucía.

While Jason unveils the overlooked Arab ancestry of recent Spain - obvious in its meals, language, humans and tradition - Zine units out on his personal parallel quest, a one-man peace project to unravel Muslim-Christian tensions by way of proving impossible to resist to Spanish señoritas

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By choosing to become a conflict solver, you also become a peacemaker, something our world really needs. ” Well, some of them will keep doing what they do—acting mean, using put-downs, fighting, cursing, leaving people out, using violence. But you can still make the choice to be respectful and caring. And if you do, you will eventually gain the respect of people around you. More than that, you’ll respect yourself for standing out above the crowd and having the courage to be kind. Step 2: Decide to Become a Conflict Solver “Yes, but I don’t want to look weak and have people make fun of me.

I Didn’t Know You Felt That Way” Raoul: Listen, Peter, I have something on my mind that I’d like to talk to you about. Peter: What? Raoul: I’ve been really uncomfortable about some things that have been happening in our social studies group. Peter: What do you mean? Raoul: I feel like you kind of take over and don’t listen to other people’s ideas. Peter: I’m just trying to help us get organized. Sometimes we’re all over the place. Raoul: Yeah, but other people have things to say, too. Peter: What do you mean?

Jeff: Quit bugging me. You’re barely in the door and you’re on my case already. Mom: (raises her voice) Watch your mouth, young man! Jeff: Why should I? You’re always on me about something! Mom: (louder) Well if you’d just do what I ask, I wouldn’t have to bug you! Do you think it’s easy coming home after a full day of work and walking into a mess? Jeff: (yells) You always make such a big deal of everything. All you ever do is yell! Mom: That’s it! Go to your room. You’re grounded! One way you can avoid scenarios like this is by taking a step back, breathing deep, and remembering to simply listen and try to understand the other perNext time you have a conflict, son’s point of view.

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