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Slavery is Alive and Well…

               Universal Declaration of Human Rights Article 4 No one shall be held in slavery or servitude; slavery and the slave trade shall be prohibited in all their forms ____________________________________________________________________________________________ 00    … Continue reading

Is This What Really Frightens Us?

“It is not the critic who counts: not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles or where the doer of deeds could have done better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose … Continue reading

War Happens

Martha Gellhorn, was a famous American war correspondent who covered most of the major wars of the 20th century.  At every war and conflict, from the Spanish Civil War in the 1930s to the Vietnam War in the ’60s and 70′s, … Continue reading

Miss Guided

Recently I’ve been thinking – and talking – a lot about how women are portrayed in the media.  I’ve also been thinking about how women are seen in society – and in, particular, how they see themselves. Yesterday I watched … Continue reading

The Future is Calling

m4s0n501 A revolution is an idea which has found its bayonets. Napoleon Bonaparte Are mobile phones the ‘bayonets’ of the next revolution? Are there ways to use social media that we haven’t yet even begun to imagine? Have a look … Continue reading

Reverse Robin Hood – Rob the Poor and Give to the Rich

A couple of months ago I posted this quote from John Berger – The poverty of our century is unlike that of any other.  It is not, as poverty was before, the result of natural scarcity, but of a set … Continue reading

Personal Time?

In the interest of developing vision, it is worth examining how others see the world.  This video of a talk by Philip Zimbardo has a look at how our perception of time – real, physical time – influences our cultures … Continue reading