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How I became a violent person

April 22, 2015 9:00 am0 comments
How I became a violent person

I thought I might interest you guys into something different other than a political rant. This is a piece in which I talk about my discovery as to how I almost naturally – yet unintentionally – contribute to the problems of the world. Although I like to believe I am […]

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Freedom is just an illusion.

September 27, 2014 7:03 pm1 comment
Freedom is just an illusion.

You think you are free? Yeah? I mean why wouldn’t you? You can drive your car anywhere you want, you can say whatever and seemingly do whatever. Well it may come as a shock when I inform you that you really aren’t. The invisible boundaries and rules exist in society. […]

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Dear TIME: Popularity is not Influence

May 5, 2014 11:33 am0 comments
Dear TIME: Popularity is not Influence

TIME’s 100 Most Influential People is not a poll by a random pop culture website to see which TV show has the biggest following. It’s not trying to find out which film couple is the most popular, which book character is the most liked, or which plot has been the […]

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On the Rise of Sexual Crimes Against Women

January 22, 2014 12:00 pm2 comments
On the Rise of Sexual Crimes Against Women

Society has normalised an image of women that cannot be without repercussion. When Martin Luther King said that his dream was to see a society where content of people’s character would be the yardstick to measure them, not the colour of their skin; he knew prejudices, discrimination, violence and other […]

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Mark Duggan and Moral Bankruptcy

January 13, 2014 2:10 pm3 comments
Mark Duggan and Moral Bankruptcy

Summary  For our non-UK readers, or for our UK readers who are not aware of the Mark Duggan case, here is the summary: On the fourth of August, 2011 – 29 year old Mark Duggan was shot dead by the Metropolitan Police in Tottenham, London. Fifteen minutes before he was […]

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A Leap Of Faith

November 11, 2013 12:21 pm3 comments
A Leap Of Faith

There may just be hope for the rest of us. If the co-founders of the English Defence League can take the brave leap of working with Quilliam, an Islamic think tank set up to combat radical Islamism, then there cannot be any excuse for every community, faith-based or otherwise, not […]

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Miley Cyrus Slammed For Cultural Appropriation – But Whose Culture?

June 27, 2013 11:55 am2 comments
Miley Cyrus Slammed For Cultural Appropriation – But Whose Culture?

A few days ago Jezebel.com ran an article calling out pop starlet Miley Cyrus for cultural appropriation in her latest video “We Can’t Stop“. “We Can’t Stop” is Miley’s first single from her upcoming studio album and follows a string of collaborations and appearances carefully engineered to stress Miley’s new identity […]

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Don’t Mention the War: Has Censorship Gone Too Far?

February 14, 2013 12:59 pm2 comments
Don’t Mention the War: Has Censorship Gone Too Far?

  Warning: this article will contain the ‘n-word’, and other similar words, because, put simply, it’s about the ‘n-word’. It relates to the recent story about the BBC editing out a scene of an episode of the repeated series of ‘Fawlty Towers’ because of censorship. Now I don’t like that word, and never have […]

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