Haterism is alive and well...and being propagated by our media (big surprise). The news seems to be recently inundated with stories highlighting the “haves” only to stir the have-nots. It sure makes for great news (not really) except, everyone is a “have” in some way or another. The real crime here isn’t the media (ok...I’m stretching that), but the masses of news watchers that refuse to really think through the stories being presented. Fortunately...I’m not that type of watcher.
Let me start with a story by the Boston Herald dated February 15, 2013 entitled “Tale of 2 Cities!: Guess... Read More
The Upper House of Indian Parliament has approved the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Bill on 25th February 2013, that will facilitate the women working in organized, unorganized as well as private sectors, including the domestic maids working in homes and agricultural workers, filing sexual harassment cases against the men. Earlier the Lower House of Parliament also approved the Bill.
Hence, from now onwards a working women can lodge a police complaint against the men working in a government office, private organization, agricultural fields,... Read More
Terrorism has a very narrow connotation in the view of Law, Police, Media and Public. For them, Terrorism means unleashing violence to kill the people by using explosives and modern weapons to intimidate the public or government and to cause destruction to public or private property for political or non-political purposes. If a bomb gets blasted somewhere in Hyderabad city, or Mumbai or New York or London or Sydney, and takes away the lives of some people, it would be reckoned as ‘Terrorist activity’ by the Police and Law. So, taking away the lives of the people and destruction caused to the... Read More
Twitter is the ideal platform for our hectic lives. Vine is visual twitter. BloggersUnite's "DoTheRightThing" contest kicked off today.
The contest rules are simple. Create a 6 second animation using Vine on your iPhone about "Doing The Right Thing" and share it on Vine, the app that lets you take take 6 seconds of stop motion animation.
What's Vine? It's a mobile video app that once you try, you'll likely get hooked. The fun factor is crazy high and it opens up a whole new world for being creative.
Vine is simple to use. You point the camera at something, touch the... Read More
After Delhi rape incident the safety and security of women and college going girls has become a primary concern of government and parents of girls across the country. However, the discussions and debates are revolving around the issues how to protect one self from rapists by suggesting silly measures like throwing chilly poweder into the eyes of Rapists and keeping weapons in the bags, by ignoring the other related problems that endangers the women and college going girls’ security in their routine life.
The other related aspects that require serious attention of government include preventing... Read More
Every day is a dooms day for one or the other somewhere in the world, with no exception on the basis of caste, creed, religion or region. But, no Pundit, either scientific or mythological, in this world is able to predict accurately the Common Dooms Day for the mankind. The 21/12/2012 Dooms Day is the chaos created by the ‘Mayan’ Calender counting that began in 3114 BC that will end on 21/12/2012 with the end of 13 baktuns i.e. 5,125 years and confusion spread by some ancient Sumerian scripts that are said to have mentioned a dangerous planet called Nibiru would ditch the earth on 21/12/2012... Read More
Social cause organizations that have an important cause and would like to become part of the online conversation, once again can reach out to bloggers on http://www.bloggersunite.org.
BloggersUnite was founded in 2008 by BlogCatalog, a blogger social network comprised of 100,000s of bloggers, and was taken down last year after the site was hacked.
BloggersUnite provides a place for anyone to reach out to bloggers. The organizer creates a social cause campaign, provides background information and resources for bloggers, and describes why the cause is important and a specific... Read More
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The world we live in currently, one would be very hard pressed to experience rational peace and genuine freedom. "Peace", is a rare and almost extinct commodity. It is a shadow in the memory of humanity, a mere moment in the blink of an eye that we seldom...
Nice piece Credo as usual. You mention in context at the end "for fear of making war with the Gods." The keystone of peace lies crumbling,simply because the 'Gods of war' reign supreme despite race, religion,etc. Hypothetically if religion didn't exist...
I have serious doubts about the reality of Christ, but I have no doubt that if he existed, he did not look the way as the image commonly depicted in the U S and the rest of the West does. As the early Christians made war on pagan civilizations and cultures,...