Recently, a friend of mine announced he was leaving face book because he was tired of the negative and destructive nature of the commentary that seems to dominate social media. 1,618 more words
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World watches in horror images of destruction of priceless artefacts in Iraq’s second oldest museum in Mosul.
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group has released a video showing its fighters using sledgehammers to smash ancient artefacts in Iraq’s northern city of Mosul. 260 more words
by Kenneth Justice
~ In 1974 the American Psychological Association reversed its position on same sex attraction; what they previously defined as a mental disorder (some manuscripts even listed it as a ‘perversion’) they now stated was nothing more than a natural element of life. 890 more words
Synopsis: For over three decades, Ray Kurzweil has been one of the most respected and provocative advocates of the role of technology in our future. 122 more words
My next trip to Africa is booked for the end of June, and it can’t come quickly enough. The UK is getting worse and worse by the minute. 804 more words