Religion is a force for all good that has come to this world.
Religion is a force for all bad that has come to this world. 594 more words
Hello, hello! Long time no see! The only excuse I have for not posting in over a year is that I’ve been lazy. I just finished my first year of university (which was hectic), but still, the main reason I haven’t posted is because I am an unbelievably lazy person (like seriously…I once started learning Russian because I couldn’t be bothered to do a piece of homework. 1,240 more words
As a lover of literature, I’ve always found the concept of “genre” insulting. Often, bookstore selections are categorized by the type of book they are. For example, you can find Agatha Christie’s… 1,327 more words
This is an absolute fucking masterpiece. We think quite alike, even if we are very different people. To the People that Say “You Can’t Judge A Book by Its Cover”. One thing I’ve noticed about equality and sexuality. (Read this, and then read the comments, to see why I linked it here. It involves language (and not just the fact that I typed it: there's a little bit of a discussion about language in the comments below. My second posted comment underneath this article, in fact, is what I'm referring to, and why I decided to link this to this post)).
Tradition plays a large role in the everyday life of the people I teach and interact with here in Panjakent. Often, when I ask about why something is a certain way—from holidays and history to division of labor and raising children—the answer is more often than not “Because it is our tradition.” My follow-up question: “Well, why is it a tradition?” leaves students and others baffled; traditions exist a priori. 1,357 more words
Yup I told them …
I don’t want a dog…I’ve had a childhood dog! been there done that.
No no ..it was like i was volunteering… 212 more words
According to Nicholas Henshall, historians have long misinterpreted the term “absolutism.” The term “absolutism” emerged after the fall of the ancien regime and came to describe “a highly centralized and despotic government ruled by an all-powerful monarch authority extended to all parts of the realm and was not subjected to any constitutional, aristocratic, or legal constraints.” (Dunning and Smith, “Moving Beyond Absolutism,” 2006.) For Henshall, this approach is no longer tenable and he argues that “absolutism” in fact never existed – it was a myth. 1,939 more words