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Tragedies of 2016 – may their Souls Rest in Peace!

No one can look back at this year without having a heavy heart. Like all other nations, we too were all enthusiastic for a happiness filled year ahead at the start of 2016, but now that we approach the end we realize how much and how big things the c...
by Socially Fabulous on Dec 11, 2016

Bitsboard PRO – The Best Educational Learning Games and Flash Cards in 1 App by Innovative Investments Limited – Review & Giveaway

What we love… Fully customizable lessons with lots of different learning modes. What we’d love to see… Even more boards on math. Summary Bitsboard Pro is the ultimate educational app with top-quality content and outstanding enabling...
by The iMum on Apr 27, 2016

Movie “God is Not Dead” escalates culture wars rather than turning the other cheek

[I wrote the following article a couple years ago after seeing the original “God is Not Dead”, but never published it. Now that “God is Not Dead II” has come out, and there has been some controversy over it and SNL’s parody of it, I figure...
by Politically Moderate Christian on Apr 22, 2016

Why I, as a gun owner, now believe the NRA really wants criminals to have guns

I know the title of this article sounds like a conspiracy theory. And that bothers me, because I hate conspiracy theories. And as a Christian, I believe it’s a great sin to assign false motives to someone else. It’s effectively the sin of slander...

Suggestions for reducing air pollution in Delhi and other cities

Hi. This is Navneet Singh Chauhan. Below are my suggestions for reducing air pollution in Delhi and other  polluted cities.Also I have a say on  "Odd - Even" formula it can be a temporary solution to the problem but not a permanent one; Bec...
by My way of Life on Feb 27, 2016

Millennials and Politics: Uniting the Future of America

By: Joseph Finnerty Imagine an election where every American citizen exercised their voting privilege, providing for a 100% turnout rate.  How differently would the political landscape shift? Would we still have the same leaders that we d...
by Pareto Politics on Jan 18, 2016

The Secret Diary of a Skin Picker

The Secret Diary of a Skin Picker I have dermatillomania.  Not many people know what that is, do you? It’s okay if you don’t know, because I didn’t either. However, now I know and I’m here to spread the word. Dermatillomania is a form of bod...
by Queering Through Life on Jan 4, 2016

3 Foolproof Ways to Fire Up your ENERGY

Listen, for anyone that knows me, I’m not in to those gimmicks that claim you will lose weight, feel better, blah blah blah and all they are are some shakes or pills that are going to make your butt leak and make you throw up. But I ran across...
by Queering Through Life on Jan 2, 2016

I Just Decided to Stop Trying to Die, but Why?

I’ve spoken openly about my Mental Health past and all the darkness that it entailed on many occasions. I’m not ashamed of it, as I have learned a lot and come a long way from where I was. A question I often encounter is how did I get bet...
by Queering Through Life on Jan 1, 2016

If Freeland cannot carry debate with Maher,how will she do in international trade negotiations?

There is a video doing the rounds on the Internet this week showing the MP for University–Rosedale, Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s new Minister for International Trade, floundering as she tries to match wits with comedian and political satirist Bill...
by Russ Campbell's Blog on Nov 26, 2015

The Rape of Paris

By Dr. Tom Kando On November 13, terrorists murdered one hundred and twenty nine innocent victims in Paris. There were several simultaneous attacks across the city, but the bulk of the deaths occurred at a rock concert. There, many of the victims h...
by Pareto Politics on Nov 22, 2015

India Interfaith Campaign

[caption id="attachment_699" align="aligncenter" width="584"] River activists from various faiths at the Ganga Sansad, 2012[/caption]India Interfaith Campaign begins on Nov 21, 2015.Why?Because we only talk intellectually about compassion, about incl...
by Tilling the Earthwoman on Nov 20, 2015

3 Notorious Airport Modus that Every OFW Should Know

BY JONATHAN ONG Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) are considered the country's modern day heroes and rightly so, as they brave working abroad just to earn enough to support the family they’ve left behind in the Philippines. Because of their effor...

Why legalizing gay marriage will not lead to the legalization of child molestation or polygamy

Even though gay marriage is legal in all 50 states, its opponents, most recently Ted Cruz’s father, insist that it will lead to the legalization of child molestation and polygamy. There’s one major reason that they are wrong. It’s real simple.

Suresh Ediga--Human Compassion Machine

[This post is part of #1000Speak efforts to write and speak about compassion. If you are looking for more posts to light up your day, please click on this link: http://1000voicesspeak.org/]Many of us have known Suresh Ediga during disaster-relief ef...
by Tilling the Earthwoman on Oct 19, 2015

Shackling Our Own Freedoms

Pratap Antony is a man who walks the talk. I had previously written about his defence of a stray dog and a neem tree.In this powerful article in CounterCurrents, he calls on each of us to unshackle ourselves from Learned Helplessness, Willful Blindne...
by Tilling the Earthwoman on Oct 13, 2015

Dadri, Vegetarian Meat Eaters

Indian Express: "Dadri: Mob kills man, injures son over ‘rumours’ that they ate beef"My stomach turns. Several meat bans (especially beef) across India. Vegetarianism now a trait of the superior and the loyal Hindu; beef the symbol of the traitor...
by Tilling the Earthwoman on Oct 1, 2015

Why I (as a Christian) abandoned my anti-abortion stance after 30 years

As a teenager in the late 1980s, I was staunchly pro-life. It was a simple concept, really. What could be worse than killing babies? Some argued that it wasn’t really a baby, because it was still inside the womb, in which case it is called a fetus,...
by Politically Moderate Christian on Sep 24, 2015

What Factors Affect Your Decisions In The Coming Presidential Election?

Seems like wherever you turn the news on television, most of it are about the upcoming United States presidential election.  Highly important issues  and other political concerns are in the debate agendas of each candidate.Tomorrow evening...
by Mhar's Display on Sep 15, 2015

review: Believarexic by J.J. Johnson

“Do I want to die from the inside out or the outside in?” - Laurie Halse Anderson, WintergirlsBelievarexicfifteen-year old Jennifer Johnson reaches out to her family for help. she knows she has an eating disorder but her parents refuse to believe...
by aobibliosphere™ on Jul 17, 2015


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