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Liberals and Conservatives - Why?

Seems like wherever people form themselves in groups, eventually they neatly divide themselves into liberal and conservative schools of thought. Pretty soon, they’re all hard at bashing each other to gain control over the direction of the entire group. 319 more words

StoryTelling - Discovering the Classics #1

I’ve finally had the chance to finish reading my first Shakespearean work “The Tragedy of MacBeth”.

Much credit goes to the “Access to Shakespeare” series by Lorenz Educational Publishers, whose books feature a side by side Contemporary English translation of Shakespeare’s original words. 253 more words

Jamaican Culture

An Aside on Jamaican Culture (potentially upsetting imagery)

When I was on my Junior Surgery rotation, we had a 94 year old lady who presented with Stage IV breast cancer after having had a mastectomy for cancer in the other breast. 266 more words

Medicine

Jamaican Foodlosophy?

You might wonder what in the world I mean by foodlosophy? And why would it matter that the foodlosophy (whatever that means) be Jamaican?

I was introduced to the term foodlosophy a few months ago at a food systems panel during my college’s Homecoming weekend. 228 more words

Food Systems

EXPERIENCING A STAGE SHOW IN THE GHETTO

BLACK AM I – MILITARY MAN BASH FEBRUARY 28 2014

This show took place in Tavern community, at the foot of the hills along the Hope river like Kentyre, Papine and August town. 274 more words

Jamaica