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Actually, violence can solve problems!

Okay, hear me out for a second.

I hate violence. In fact, I’m strongly opposed to the death penalty. Violence is so often not the best course of action, and it often makes me sick to see the things people say they wish would happen to people they do not agree with. 160 more words

Philosophy

From Tears of Fear to Tears of Joy

This is a story about Shivani, a girl who came into my Teach for India classroom in sixth grade, after being schooled until 5th grade in a village in Uttar Pradesh, one of the most populous states in India with abysmal statistics about gender equity, female feticide, and literacy rates. 766 more words

Teach For India

Two-step Christianity 

Riches do not profit in the day of wrath,
    but righteousness delivers from death.
The righteousness of the blameless keeps his way straight,
    but the wicked falls by his own wickedness.

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Biblical Thinking

Market Place - Bollards unlikely but concerns about risks to be sent to East Riding Council

IN a statement to Hedon Town Council on Thursday (28th March 2015), Vicki Whittaker the woman who was knocked over by a car in the Market Place in March this year, made an emotional appeal for something to be done to prevent a similar accident from ever happening again. 562 more words

Hedon

Of Monks and Monasteries

There are hundreds of Buddhist Monasteries in Tibet and they are an integral part of life here. We visited the Pabonka Monastery, situated at the base of the mountains which surround Lhasa, and offers panoramic views of the area and the Potala Palace. 511 more words

Travel

was the invasion of Iraq justified?

“What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans and the homeless, whether the mad destruction is wrought under the name of totalitarianism or in the holy name of liberty or democracy?” 2,526 more words

Society

Super Mega Important Debate - Japanese squat toilets: Great or gross? 【Poll】

Picture the scene: you’re waiting for your number to be called at City Hall or some other municipal building in rural Japan, when suddenly your stomach starts growling and your gut begins to twitch and spasm as that super-greasy kimchi ramen you had for lunch is pushed at top speed through your digestive tract. 355 more words

Japan