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Bullying can consist of four basic types of abuse – emotional (sometimes called relational), verbal, physical, and cyber. It typically involves subtle methods of coercion such as intimidation. 720 more words


When I was a child, the president of Argentina was J.D. Perón. If people wanted to have any kind of rights like a job or not being illegally fired or persecuted, they had to be members of his political party called… 188 more words

Shabbat Shoftim: Who are You to Judge?

“Who am I to judge?” When did those words last come out of your mouth, or at least formulate in your mind? It’s a common way for us to dodge involvement in the world. 631 more words

Law in place but caste-based customs still stifling India's baseline

NEW DELHI:Across the country, “manual scavengers” at the bottom of India’s entrenched caste hierarchy still perform the unsanitary work on a daily basis, Human Rights Watch said in a report after interviewing more than 100 people involved in the labour. 351 more words


Is Alcoholics Anonymous A Cult?

Alcoholics Anonymous, by it’s very nature, attracts a great deal of criticism from outsiders, non-members, ex-members or those who hear snippets of stories and draw their own strange conclusions. 1,924 more words


Whats wrong with the Governors Veto?

Using his Veto power is not the issue people. Trying to coerce a publicly elected official to resign; while threatening to veto State funds if she doesn’t leave is the problem. 282 more words

State Coercion: Traditional and Social Conservatives, Part I

We have now established a working definition, at least for my purposes, of the state as: The institution that possesses the monopoly on the use of legitimate coercion. 552 more words