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What on earth are human rights? Part 1

Mbabane, Swaziland | 10 December 2014
Bill Snaddon

Many moons ago, in a land far, far away, I attended yet another cross-sectoral workshop (or was it a seminar?) on something called human rights. 603 more words

My (Hard-A**) Health Philosophy, #NoExcuses

The quote above blew me away. Too many times I hear people say they don’t have time to take care of their health because they are too busy taking care of others. 938 more words

Personal Updates

No Shoes, No Shirt, No Service

So then, each one of us shall give an account of himself to God. Romans 14:12

Although not as prevalent as they once were, I still occasionally see signs posted in store windows that say, “No shoes, no shirt, no service.”  The meaning is clear – please dress appropriately when entering this establishment for the purpose of conducting business. 307 more words

Encouragement

"Gimme drugs:" Vinnie Barbarino and the soma stupefaction of schoolchildren.

The hollowing out of public education in the US through the relentless neoliberal “reform” of the state pursued by every president since Ronald Reagan, has led some to claim that “public education has failed… 784 more words

Education System

CHANGE BEGINS WITH THE INDIVIDUAL

People seem to think all change emanates from the top and trickles down, kind of like that trickle down economics concept that has been proven to be an egregious lie. 559 more words

We the People...

We the People…

“We are a nation that has a government—not the other way around… Our government has no power except that granted it by the people… 123 more words

Freedom/Liberty

Climate deniers must be denied.

We live in a time when scientists and people who respect science are so troubled by climate change that there is a whole new category of psychology being created to deal with it.  329 more words