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Japan: from Mimetic Imperialism to Self-Proclaimed Victim

We’ve recently been working with this article at university, and with the recent change in the Chinese constitution I thought it might be interesting to delve a bit into the situation in the region, so enjoy this summary/article review! 1,549 more words


2018 Clearing my Life: Island Life

    Victim mentality is an acquired personality trait in which a person tends to recognize themselves as a victim of the negative actions of others, and to behave as if this were the case. 295 more words


We worry a lot in Canada about sorting out victims. First Nations, women, LGBQTA2S+, Muslims, francophones, immigrants and many others are all under the political spotlight because of their status as victims. 1,163 more words


The Not-so-Holy Land

As our guides pointed out, the land of the Holy One is full of both ancient and living stones. The ancient stones tell vivid tales of village and city life in a distant past; they reveal the presence of Roman Emperors, Persian Sultans and other foreign powers who ruled in former days; they witness to the spiritual origins of Judaism and Christianity, and they testify to the arrival of Islam and the establishment of its holy sites. 1,368 more words

Yes, You're Delusional (but it's not as bad as you think)

Delusion is a demeaning word in our society, generally reserved for insults or serious mental illness. But there is nothing inherently wrong with delusion. It’s not only part of the human experience, delusion has helped our species survive. 2,643 more words