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Freedom of Speech & Expression Beautifully Summarised In A Paragraph

Justice Nariman, a Judge of the Supreme Court of India, on the freedom of speech and expression:-

“There are three concepts which are fundamental in understanding the reach of this most basic of human rights.

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Consumerism: Selling One’s Soul to Feel Good With Costly Repercussions

Lucas Ambrezewicz

Professor Dr. Nobile

History 18

23 March 2015

Consumerism: Selling One’s Soul to Feel Good With Costly Repercussions

In Morris Berman’s book Why America Failed he states this quote, “As one digs deeper into the national character of the Americans, one sees that they have sought the value of everything in this world only in the answer to this single question: how much money will it bring in?”-Alexis de Tocqueville, letter to Ernest de Chabrol, June 9, 1831 (1). 2,065 more words

Consumerism Culture

Supressing the Truth Doesn't Change Reality

If you can’t tolerate it, then suppress it. This is the message making the rounds in many people’s heads regarding India’s Daughter. 

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Lawmakers now claim that drug abuse and overdoses are caused by those who suffer pain and seek medical assistance to alleviate their pain enough for them to cope; to be able to participate in life! 773 more words

Chronic Pain

Kraftwerk or De Kooning ..?

With all the talk about how, in the end, all of our jobs may be taken over by automatons, and us being left with nothing but idleness (as, e.g., … 561 more words

Innovation (technologicallly Driven)

Sarika’s Anthem

Inspired by http://sarikacullissuzuki.com/

Perpetual nature, would you
Make our lives sustainable
Teach us to live in green-forever

That sweet birds might visit our dwelling
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A Word to (Mistaken) Feminists

Feminism has always been a very simple idea. Equality of both genders.

Yet, within this community of feminists, political philosophy does apply. This blog might just be called a (scathing) attack on the feminist left. 913 more words

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