What Respect Means to the World
Americans have historically paid little attention to the impact their views about rights and freedoms can have on people of other cultures. Our traditional values presuppose that self-reliant individuals can succeed by their own efforts. As our interdependence on world neighbors becomes more evident, however, we need to revisit our attitude toward respect if we want to be good citizens on the world stage.Smuggling of 3.5 Billion Hilsa Per Annum to India!
Subsidy Money goes to the Big Fish instead of the Fishermen. ‘Jatka (Young Hilsa) Preservation Fails and so Hilsa Yield is Never Achieved.UN Resolution to Prevent Free Speech World Wide – What Will They Think of Next?
It looks as if some nations of the world wish to control the speech not only of their own citizens, but of all citizens of any country on Earth. Wow, that’s a brazen request, and coming from a nation of “free-speech” that really is bothersome to me. Imagine you say something that is offensive to some third world dictator, King, communist leader, socialist government, or something that someone, anyone, who know whom it might be of any given religion finds what you said online offensive?The Shadow Side of Salt Spring Island
This writing is applicable to everyone, which is how it tends to be when inspired from the Heart. I didn’t know when I decided to create a blog featuring the Shadow archetype, that the circumstances of my life on Salt Spring Island during the summer of 2006 would surface still seeking to be exposed. My intuition knew otherwise.Radicals Destroying Muslim Cultural Heritage in Timbuktu
Misguided Muslim hardliners are not only attacking worship places of other religions especially of Christianity but they also find many things to destroy in their own homes. Saints and Sufi’s enjoy a special place in Muslim culture and are usually regarded as the ones who struggled for propagation of Islam in diversified regions.A “Celebration of Democracy” in Venezuela
In order to further intimidate the voters and control the upcoming October 7 election, the Chavez regime has instituted fingerprint scanners at the voting booth. The opportunities for voter manipulation and fraud have now reached a new high.Religious Cover-Up and Paedophilia
Paedophilia, murder, cover up and corruption have grown under the heading of religious tolerance. While most are brain-washed into believing that religion is right and proper and that it is not to be denied there is a case to force a change in this type of thinking.Nigerians, the Problem of Nigeria
It is the conviction of many that Nigeria has problem(s) or better still Nigeria is not operating at the level she ought to as an independent nation. A 52year old for that matter!Diamonds and Human Rights
Diamonds are among the most precious and sought after jewels known to man. Their rarity and value are only matched by the multitude of uses in fields like metallurgy, telecommunications and jewelry.Why Is The US Avoiding the China Territorial Ocean Disputes With Japan?
The United States is allied with Japan and also with China as our preferred trading partner. We have military bases in Japan and have since WWII. We’ve also been involved saving China’s butt from the Japanese, and later had the Chinese aiding our enemies against us. We’ve obviously had it out with the Japanese in WWII, and that just wasn’t very funny. Today, we are all trading partners. So, why aren’t we all working together to resolve the issues of ocean territorial disputes between Japan and the Chinese?