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by / on January 3, 2015 at 11:00 am / in Culture, Dysfunctional family dynamics, Editorials, Education, Philosophy, Relationships, Religion, Society, Spirituality

In the Name of God

In the Name of God

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by / on December 28, 2014 at 4:31 pm / in Culture, Education, Miscellaneous, Philosophy, Prejudice, Society

Reverse Racism: A Credible Argument?

Yesterday, I had a discussion with a friend who was upset that he (a white man) had been discriminated against because he “didn’t get scholarship funding for school, but many minorities did because there are special programs set-up to improve their chances to get in for them — but not for him.” He continued on this whole rant of ‘reverse […]

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by / on January 29, 2014 at 12:30 pm / in Philosophy, Relationships

Don’t Date a Girl Who Travels

via Adi Zarsadias @-> She’s the one with the messy unkempt hair colored by the sun. Her skin is now far from fair like it once was. Not even sun kissed. It’s burnt with multiple tan lines, wounds and bites here and there. But for every flaw on her skin, she has an interesting story to tell. Don’t date a […]

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by / on April 29, 2013 at 11:28 pm / in Culture, Government, Media, Philosophy, Society

Catch-Phrase Culture

By: Ryan Kohlsdorf Recently I posted a picture containing a spiritual message about violence and strength, which included the caption, “The stronger we become the gentler we will be.”  A day after it was posted, a reader responded with the adage, originally Roman but reclaimed and contextualized by Ronald Reagan, “Peace through Strength.” At first glance, this pseudo-conservative ideology seems […]

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by / on March 16, 2013 at 2:24 pm / in Art, Country, Culture, Current Events, Dysfunctional family dynamics, Education, Entertainment, Facebook Fan pages, Gender, Prejudice, Religion, Sexuality, The Pen Prostitute, Uncategorized

Q&A With Poet James Schwartz On Being Q&A

James Schwartz is the author of The Literary Party: Growing up Gay and Amish In America, a work of poems and short stories.   His poetry can also be found in Among the Leaves: Queer Male Poets On the Mid-Western Experience, Milk and Honey Siren: A Nostrovia! Poetry Anthology and All Poetry is Prayer: A Fire Anthology.  He is currently at […]

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by / on November 29, 2012 at 9:48 am / in Aging, Country, Culture, Prejudice, Rachel Hockett - Articles, Society

An Anti-Ageism Elixir

Acceptance of the status quo would never have ended slavery, won the vote for women, or secured marriage equality in the District of Columbia and nine states. As with any other negative ism, ageism shouldn’t be swept under the rug with a smile and a promise to ignore it and just proceed.

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by / on September 25, 2012 at 10:53 pm / in Country, Culture, Entertainment, Government, Movie/film reviews, Music / Bands, Politics, Society, Sports, Theater

É o jeitinho brasileiro

… in a nutshell, Brazil, and virtually every other country in Latin America, is a thriving, living, breathing community steeped in natural and social beauty, with an irrepressible spirit and admirable strength of will and determination to be the masters of their own destiny.

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by / on September 22, 2012 at 12:03 am / in Country, Culture, Education, Media, Philosophy, Society

The Devolution from Hunter Gatherers to Consumer Culture: We No Longer Live Life, We Consume It

As a hunter gatherer, we retained the behavior of building the safe base (i.e. the home) and continued the hunting strategy only we now project this impulse on a different platform. We are now the workaholic, grocery store shopper desperately trying to fulfill our needs.

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by / on June 1, 2012 at 11:28 am / in Country, Culture, Prejudice, Society

The Racist Next Door

According to statistics, whites are going to be the minority in this country by 2042, so some whites are running around like chickens with no necks, worried about keeping their notions of white superiority intact.

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by / on May 8, 2012 at 9:15 am / in Country, Culture, Current Events, Editorials, Society

Critical Thinking for the Common Good

I learned that although the history of African-Americans is one filled with pain, we are survivors and have much to be proud of. In our veins, flow the blood of kings and queens who fought and died for their beliefs and who would be saddened by the state of their descendants who have forgotten where they come from.

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