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Social Justice The Latest Consumer Product?

English writer Charles Caleb Colton once remarked that imitation was the most sincerest form of flattery. His lighthearted take on human nature is plausible under certain circumstances. 1,066 more words

Commodification

The Clumsy Courtship -- a short story

The first time he saw her was in the parking garage of their apartment complex. She lay on the concrete amid spilled grocery bags, her beautiful face strewn with ketchup, salad dressing dripping from her blouse. 387 more words

Libertarian

Down South

Having now spent over nine years (with interruptions) in everyone’s favourite Australian city you would think I’d have exhausted every nook, crevice and scrubby hilltop. Forget nine years…many would say two days is sufficient, and even then you might have to drag things out with a wander around the National Archives, surely the least compelling sounding attraction of the lot (which might explain why, still, I have never been). 943 more words

Green Bogey

The Sex Abuse Essay: A Plea to the Brethren

This is a guest post from a currently serving Stake Relief Society President. She has asked to remain anonymous mainly to protect the victims mentioned in the post. 841 more words

Society & Culture

SOMALIA'S FIRST WOMAN PRESIDENT

Yes! Anab Dahir could possibly become the first female president of her birthplace, Somalia. The 42-year-old medical interpreter and mother of six granted me the time to sit and talk with her about her story of moving to the US on an asylum and not only becoming a citizen here but also a very active an prominent one. 30 more words

Society & Culture

On Time – Ep 03 – Serdar, aka “LAWatchGuy”, on Independent Watchmakers and the Perfect Wrist Size

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Mike and Chase are back as they welcome Serdar, aka @LAWatchGuy to the round table to discuss everything from the perfect wrist size to criteria they deem crucial to be considered an independent watchmaker. 8 more words

Arts

Living "BY" Faith

It is written that the “Just shall live by faith.” True faith is not believing “in” something but instead, it is the principles by which all of your beliefs are founded upon; the foundation upon which all your beliefs are stand. 75 more words