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Beauty smothered by prejudice: The Decline of Tourism in Egypt

I was no Rick O’Connell but I’d taken leaps and strides in my pretending to be. 6,000 miles from home, crammed in a small car headed from Sadat to the Pyramids of Giza, I clutched my messenger bag and Nikon with about as much fearlessness as a sack of potatoes. 558 more words

Travel

The Idolatry of Trusting in "Masculine Strength"

From cover to cover, the Bible is a lesson in NOT trusting in human strength and wisdom.

Satan tempted Adam and Eve to eat the forbidden fruit so that they would allegedly be like God. 663 more words

Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys

In 1941, fifteen-year-old Lina is preparing for art school, first dates, and all that summer has to offer. But one night, the Soviet secret police barge violently into her home, deporting her along with her mother and younger brother.

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Prejudice

Time

I have invested so much time in thinking about relationships.

I can say clearly that I have no relationships at all outside of my family. 247 more words

Inappropriate Behaviour

People can have a whole bunch of different views as to what appropriate behaviour is, this can be context dependent and is a socially conditioned thing. 315 more words

Mind Body And Spirit

Inclusive Exclusivity

Inclusive Exclusivity started with a story—one story.

“A woman who had known me my whole life, who trusted me to teach children, who thought I was smart and kind and good with kids, found it appropriate to ask me to separate from someone who was, as far as she was concerned, just a friend. 338 more words

Big Words

So years ago I took a sexuality and relationships class from my developmental disability agency.  The class wasn’t actually half bad and I learned a lot. 383 more words

Developmental Disability Service System