Category Archives: Social Commentary

Hard work is not inherently good

Hard work has become the most lauded virtue of our time. “Work hard and you will achieve your dreams” is the mantra that every child grows up with – at home and in school – to the extent that it … Continue reading

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Can We Blame Those Involved for the Atrocities in the Israel-Palestine Conflict?

As Hamas indiscriminately fires rockets into Israel from occupied territory and as Israel replies with a callous show of force, killing hundreds of Palestinian civilians in a couple of weeks, you wonder who is to blame for the massacre. Hamas … Continue reading

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Putting Homosexuality in Perspective

In a world defined by god, as interpreted by man, we would all be heterosexual. So is homosexuality a freak of nature, so to speak? If so, how omnipotent is god? For those not believing in god and of a … Continue reading

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Consumerism: Insanity Made Normal

A definition of insanity by Einstein has been so popularized by cinema and television that dictionaries simply cannot keep up. He said, with trademark elegance, that insanity is “doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” … Continue reading

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Are You Open to the Open Source Revolution?

It is a commonplace catchphrase in our times: nothing in life is free. Yet, some would argue that THE BEST things in life are free. Which philosophy you adhere to is purely based on perspective. However, that does not rule … Continue reading

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