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Road Rage

Driving is never easy. Every time you enter your vehicle and start the engine, you take on a great responsibility: for your own life and…

The Friends You Keep

From three to eight years of age, I can remember having one primary friend: Curtis. There were several other “minor” friends, however. I considered the…

Insomnia

How often in your life have you been in a condition when you are deadly tired and dream only about getting in your warm bed—to…

Little Leader

When I was 15, I attended a church camp in the summer. This was not your usual church. It was named The Center for Spiritual…

Violence Can Be an Answer

I was rather small and skinny, and because of this, I had been dumped into toilets, locked into lockers, pushed around, called names, and I…

Useful and Powerful Creative Techniques

One of the most valued traits that a modern employee should possess is creativity. A huge number of companies describing their perfect candidate in job…

How to Be Happy

Happiness is often framed as an elusive condition. People may seek true happiness for their whole lives, and believe it is impossible to achieve. However,…

A Short History of Celebrity

By Patrick West When you read tirades about today’s cult of celebrity, you can invariably expect two axioms to present themselves. One is that this…

Loneliness and Its Effects

Everyone probably knows the feeling of isolation, when the entire world seems to be behind a glass wall: one can see people on the other…

Creepiest Burial Rituals of the World

One of the criteria of a civilized society is how its members treat their dead. Technological advancements such as the invention of the wheel, pottery…

Sexism in Video Games

It is difficult to disagree that video games have nowadays become one of the largest entertainment industries. Annually, a large number of video games are…

A Defence of Private Schools

By Angus Kennedy Kevin Rooney wants to start a fight to ban private schools (1)(2). To give every child an Eton. To storm the Bastilles…

Living Dolls: The Return of Sexism

By Mark Carrigan We all find it hard to admit that we were wrong, yet this is precisely what the feminist writer and journalist Natasha…

Entrepreneurial Resilience

There are many ways of earning money and gaining self-realization in the modern western world. Rather often, these two needs are connected: people actualize themselves…

Mumbai Fables

By Dolan Cummings Western observers with no particular knowledge of Indian politics and society tend to assume the renaming of Indian cities in the 1990s…

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