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Hateful Judgment | The Eighth Sin

Remember the seven cardinal sins? You’re given the serious task of adding a new one to the list — another trait or behavior you find particularly unacceptable, for whatever reason. 

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Writing

REPOST: Dark Ages of Prejudice Cast Shadow Over Beautiful Game

Carlo Tavecchio, the leading candidate to head Italian Football Federation (FIGC), made a disparaging remark, describing Africans as “banana eaters.” How will this polemic affect the FIGC election in August? 990 more words

Why I Write as a “Gay” Dad

I did not intend to write about this topic. A friend of mine, Henry Amador, blogger and founder of Dadsquared, addressed it in a piece called “ 1,081 more words

Prejudice

Social Blog 4 ~ Socialisation - A likely Dictator of Attitudes & Behaviours (2012)

Following the previous blog, I considered what influenced the strong beliefs and violent behaviour of the Hutu and Tutsi.

Studies into different cultures show Asian and African countries emphasise  529 more words

Social Psychology

Social Blog 3 ~ Categorization as a Reason for Inter-Ethnic Violence (2012)

The concept of this blog came from the reading my core textbook (Social Psychology) and the brief section on the prejudice between the Hutu and Tutsi in Rwanda.   434 more words

Social Psychology

Amusement judgment

Amusement park view
Above the maddening crowd
Unprejudiced truth

If we can rise above the fray, shutting out what the world’s carnival barkers are screaming at us about what we should think, or do, or believe, then we can think clearly, and come to our own conclusions about how to live our lives and let others live theirs.

Poetry

Believing in a God who is beyond our racial, national and personal bias

Historically it has always been our habit to attempt to colonise God, or in some way nationalise him. Throughout the Old Testament narrative for example, God was considered by most nations as strictly a God of the Jews. 753 more words

Perspective