In linguistics, the study of ‘speech acts’ looks at how utterances make a difference to the world: they do something, and people typically talk about blessings and curses, promises, and marriage ceremonies. 1,033 more words
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Food crops dying, drinking water contaminated, dead fishing reefs, what else is left to happen?
The people of Basamuk who are living with the Chinese Nickel Mine right in their face everyday since it started operations, are meeting their fate of having a FOREIGN MINER on their land and dumping into their sea. 569 more words
It’s not often that you get to experience the solidarity and sheer dedication of a group of people who have united to help others; men and women who show deep emotion to the cause that they are working towards and have invested their lives in helping others less fortunate. 1,163 more words