I think he points out a fundamental problem that spans nearly all current conflicts and struggles. The fact that we as a race are at a point in time where we are unwilling and ignorant by choice in facing the real underlying problems which cause such unnecessary expressions of violence. Everything is interlinked so there … More Brilliant Cartoon Response to the French Charlie Hebdo attacks.
Lately I have started to immerse myself in what Russell Brand and similar thinkers write and say. I think their thoughts are quite similar to the ones I have and have had for quite sometime. These ideas have complemented my masters degree in Conflict, Security and Development in that they serve as solutions to all … More Cambridge Union Society and Russell Brand
Here is a short video (6 minutes) of her accepting the National Book Foundation’s Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters at the 65th National Book Awards. In her speech she emphasizes the importance of artists alike keeping their integrity in the face of big corporations and capitalism. Saying that social change starts commonly from … More Ursula Le Guin, what an inspiring and insightful human being!
This makes one wonder where we are headed to. Pretty obvious that this cannot be interpreted as positive and pretty obvious that who ever says humans are not contributing to climate change in any significant way are either daft or in denial.
Having recently graduated with a Masters degree, having a rich multicultural background, work experience, multilingual, multi-talented, fast learner etc. It seems near to impossible to land a job without a 5-10 year experience or very good connections. For the past few months I have been sending out tons of queries and applications to everything and … More Looking for a job is like a needle in a haystack combined with lottery.
I recently discovered this great collaboration between Vice and HBO. This is a series of extremely well done and produced short documentaries om some of the major problems we as a human species face. There are also some more random topics. Here is a link to the first episode of the Season. You can easily … More Want an insight into how our World is Changing? Check out this amazing series of short documentaries.
Here are two great quotes by Marie Curie “Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.” “Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in … More Marie Curie and Life.
In general and as some of you may notice, many of my posts have relied on Vice related stories. This is because I find most of their productions very interesting. Here is one series I have been follwing on ViceNews. This is their “Vice News Daily: Beyond The Headlines” series. These are short videos on … More Looking for news?
Here is an interesting short video on some weapons still used in warfare. Published on 17 Sep 2013 “OK, so this one is up for debate, but we’ve put together a list of the top five worst weapons that are still in regular legal use, today. From downright nasty technology to devastating to local civilians, … More 5 Devastating Weapons Still in Use.
So when most people make decisions to use a certain remedy for an ailment they suffer from, they use evidence to back up their decisions. But as most of us know, evidence can often be deceptive and very inaccurate. People often tend to accept evidence which looks and sounds legitimate, supports their own biased per-perceived … More Do your research! It migth save you time, money and your health… (Website)