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No Place for Khadrs in Canada


Terrorism exhibits its brutal characteristics for obvious reasons.  The intent of terrorism is to create fear by way of terror so as to advance the politics advocated by extreme individuals such as Omar Khadr.  745 more words


The Sun Sets In Pakistan

On 16th December, 2014, a horrifying attack in Peshawar’s Army Public School shook the country, and probably the planet. Two years before this attack, on 16th December 2012, one of the most terrible rape cases had happened in Delhi. 703 more words


Delusions of the privileged

In a world where money opens all doors, those with money enjoy a lot of power, and therefore, all the privilege they can pay for. Unfortunately, those in power are so caught up in their world of privilege that they are out of touch with the real world, where people don’t have this privilege. 432 more words



Life can be very suffocating at times. Social Media and it’s crazy ideals of what is normal, what is cool, what is beautiful, what is successful and what is worthy, can make anyone feel like a loser. 692 more words

Life Choices

Libertarian paternalism, governance and society: Are we disconnected from reality?

Samuel Glen*

Brisbane, 22 May 2015 (Alochonaa): I am concerned. I am concerned that we are heading toward a form of governance and society that makes life in the developed world far too easy. 1,015 more words


"I saw Sarah Good with the Devil! I saw Goody Osburn with the Devil! I saw Bridget Bishop with the Devil!" (Irish Marriage Referendum, 2015)

As if there hasn’t been enough written about this already… but here goes. The campaign for the Marriage Referendum should now be over as the broadcast moratorium kicked in at 14:00 today (the 21st of May, 2015). 3,796 more words

Freedom Of Speech

Beauty as a Concept

Most of us would agree that watching the sun set over the horizon is a thing of beauty. In an instant, we are leaving our complex world behind and feel at peace for a moment or two… 411 more words