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"Tunisia must enact a law that protects Atheists and Humanists": Arselan Debate Club (YAV)

KAIROUAN, Tunisia- On March 24th, 2015, a debate session was held under the program of Young Arab Voices (YAV) with a group of young debaters and members of the Arselan association at the office of the Association Kairouanaise de Développement Intégré (AKDI), Kairouan. 310 more words

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“Art is a waste of time”: Arselan Debate Club (YAV)

KAIROUAN, Tunisia- On March 24th, 2015, a debate session was held under the program of Young Arab Voices (YAV) with a group of young debaters and members of the Arselan association at the office of the Association Kairouanaise de Développement Intégré (AKDI), Kairouan. 118 more words

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Right v. Privilege …Again?

This post inspired by Religious Freedom (in other words, Freedom to Discriminate).  (And funny/sad, the last time I tried to write a response/inspired post to one of Becky’s, I trashed it…)  As politics manages to creep into everything, I don’t want to spend too much time on this, so this is a bit sloppy and looks more like a comment than a post.  497 more words

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My Views

I know this is a little different from most of the things that I post on here but I stumbled across an old news story that just really got me thinking.   453 more words

The Unexpected Journey Within

Want to help prevent online bullying? Comment on Facebook

As TED’s social media editor, I have seen a lot of nasty comments. I’ve seen grown men and women deride a 14-year-old girl for her choice of dress. 959 more words

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Prompt: T-Shirts in the News Again

Recently, the prompt was about describing the response of a character when put in an internal and moral conflict when confronted with an offensive t-shirt. Another t-shirt is in the news again this week as a SxSW conference attendee wore a shirt handed out by Comedy Central at the conference and was… 573 more words

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