Well, guys I think this is a two blog week, I have for sometime been researching dowry death’s in India and this seemed a good time to write an article. It seems a natural progression from my previous post on the poor treatment of women in the world today. Continue reading
We have recently celebrated International Women’s Day and the history behind the Suffragette Movement has been in the news. I have to say I felt no celebration in either events and I would think the women of the suffragette movement would be pretty disappointed in the distance we have come. Continue reading
Do you remember the good old days, when, if you mentioned PC, people would assume you were trying to call a policeman or having problems with your personal computer? Well, boy are those days gone, now we immediately think of being “politically correct”, although if it was in the interests of everyone I would be all for it, but……
Two phrases that immediately get my back up are “political correctness” and “Islamaphobia” because let’s be honest, both pretty much get bandied around without meaning in the Western World right now. The politicians are jumping through hoops for the “minority”. Continue reading
What an astonishing thing a book is. It’s a flat object made from a tree with flexible parts on which are imprinted lots of funny dark squiggles. But one glance at it and you’re inside the mind of another person, maybe somebody dead for thousand’s of years. Across the millennia, an author is speaking clearly and silently inside your head, directly to you. Writing is perhaps the greatest of human inventions, binding together people who never knew each other, citizens of distant epochs. A book is proof that humans are capable of working magic – Carl Sagan
Don’t get me wrong religious fruit loops may get pissed at us for making comments, writing cartoons etc, that they dislike as they wouldn’t be allowed to make them. But isn’t that the point! Blasphemy should be within their belief system it has absolutely no control on what we say….
“A harsh wind covets Continue reading