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Charity is Dialogue

The history of Euro and American colonization of the Southern hemisphere has left a continued cultural defect in people of European descent.

In years past it was called “The White Man’s Burden”; the idea that white folk were obliged to export and impose white values and practices on those of the “darker races.” 1,057 more words


reading text through visual: analysis of satyajit ray's masterpiece "shatranj ke khiladi"

The chess players or “shatranj ke khiladi” originally a short story by munshi Premchand has over the years witnessed many  adaptations, but the adaption that actually stands out is its visual adaption in the form of a feature film and that too by Satyajit ray. 2,502 more words


Besides the mountain towering over the city of Potosi, the Casa de la moneda is, in my opinion, the second biggest attraction. It was here that all the silver, extracted from the mountain, flowed through on it’s way to Spain, and the world.  660 more words


Singapore's Fort Canning

Between Singapore’s National Library and Clarke Quay sits Fort Canning. In spite of seven previous visits to the island nation, I never discovered this gem of a hide-a-way until I read about it on a blog.  130 more words

Malaysia And Singapore

The Cobra Effect

The cobra effect is a term used to describe a situation when an attempted solution to a problem actually makes the problem much, much worse. It happens in everyday life, but it also has a couple of hilarious historical examples, including the anecdote which gave the effect its name. 477 more words


Con Dao's Museum

I’m not one for museums but decided to visit this one on the edge of Con Son, a ten minute walk away.

The museum was mainly about the incarceration and torture of the Vietnamese at the hands of the French colonial rulers followed by the U.S.A.’s puppet regime. 116 more words


How Did Colonial Rule Restructure the Gender Relations of Colonised People?

This article aims to evaluate the impact of colonial rule on the restructuring of gender relations with regards to Africa, paying specific attention to Ghana as a case study. 3,958 more words