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Separated and Unequal: The Rise of Gated Communities

Among high perimeter walls, 24-7 security guards, nice roads and an array of fairly similar houses; the inhabitants of gated communities have a sense of common identity that is provided by the comfort of concrete walls. 1,697 more words

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School Choice: The Benefits of Competitive Schools

(Originally posted on The Snark Who Hunts Back)

One of the greatest benefits that school choice gives to education is that it creates a field of competition and innovation that should, theoretically, raise the standard of education in every school, public, private, and charter. 525 more words

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"blood-sucking, intimidating bullies."

 

 

I have been following the saga of four Goderich, Ontario families (the Drennans, Ryans, Dixons and Kroeplins) who attempted to stop the development of a monstrous wind turbine development near their homes and farms. 358 more words

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Communication in Relationships

-“Communication is the fuel that keeps the fire of your relationship burning, without it, your relationship goes cold.” ~ William Paisley

A satisfying relationship with another person requires good communication, mutual understanding and empathy. 522 more words

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World Book Day - A Feminist Dilemma

“In the spring, a young man’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love,” said Alfred, Lord Tennyson, probably while looking out untroubled over a sunny meadow. 1,077 more words

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HOW TO STOP CHECKING YOUR PHONE LIKE AN ADDICT

THIS IS A BORROWED POST. BUT AS I TOO AM ‘GUILTY AS CHARGED’ I DECIDED TO POST IT.  deadhead1155

Max Olgas the author of Boost: Create Good Habits Using Psychology and Technology and he writes at  1,178 more words

Observations On Life

Self-Reflection, Version 3.0

I remember as a kid, I said that I’d own a house, have a wife and family, and have a good job by the age of 25. 450 more words

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