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Jallikattu-Cruelty Vs Tradition

The following article is based on my own interpretation of the said events and/ or publicly available information. Any material borrowed from published and unpublished sources has been appropriately referenced. 257 more words

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Jallikattu discussion scene in a Tamil household

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  1. All characters and events depicted in this article are figments of the author’s imagination (and experiences). Any similarity to actual events or persons, living or dead, is a purely (intentional) coincidence.
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Sylvester Day

New Year’s Day in German-speaking lands (and others) is the day to celebrate Saint Sylvester.

Now that the Claremont Colleges have started spring semester, the language residents are back and Martin, the German language resident hosted a Sylvester Party in Oldenburg, the language dorm at Pomona College. 103 more words

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The NT - Ignorant or Complicit?

The National Trust – a truly British institution, a bastion of correct thinking, protector and manager of our heritage both natural and man made. Or perhaps something a little more sinister? 1,242 more words

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Traditional Hmong Batik, Laos

The Hmong are an important ethnicity in Laos, specifically in Luang Prabang. Originally coming from the plains of Tibet and Mongolia, they introduced their specific dyeing technic in Laos: the Hmong batik. 259 more words

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Tradition and Change

One of the biggest tensions that I feel in the Church (and elsewhere, really) is between tradition and change (I was tempted to use progression partially because “tradition” and “progression” sound nice together, but also showing my bias toward change. 761 more words

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