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Under the shade of trees

Maa Chettuneeda Muchatlu or Our conversations under the tree, is an anthology published in Telugu by Kanuparthi Varalakshmamma in the 1920s. Bespoke articles highlighted social issues of the day. 406 more words


Who The Heck Is TED?

Until recently, I had never heard of a TED conference.  TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design, and is a media organization which posts talks online for free distribution, under the slogan “ideas worth spreading”. 616 more words

Social Commentary

Welcome to the Pinch Yourself Communication Blog

Thanks for joining the conversation on the Pinch Yourself Communication Blog. 96 more words


Discussing Public Policy and Understanding Important Issues Facing the Nation

In this time, news stations like Fox News has injected a hyper partisan political climate that has caused a deterioration of civil discourse on the many important issues facing this nation. 1,010 more words

To be Trolled, or Not to be Trolled

Trolling – posting a comment on a discussion forum for the sole purpose of creating hostility among the participants – is the most dangerous threat to the exchange of ideas on the web. 238 more words

Interactive Dialogue: Illuminating, or Obscuring, Forbidden Truth?

The correct and True answer is almost always, the latter. Humanity as a species completely fails to deploy interactive communication towards the pursuit and attainment of knowledge, fact, reality, or Truth. 789 more words


Free Speech and its Discontents: Part One


Freedom of speech is to liberal democracies what air is to a person: if either one is cut off, the body begins to asphyxiate. The largely unfettered right to speak freely is a necessary and fundamental feature of modern Western political culture, without which it could not exist. 2,478 more words