If immodesty can be sexual objectification on one side of the spectrum, modesty can be sexual objectification on the other side of the spectrum. Making women in bikinis parade around for men treats them as flesh, but making women cover themselves head to toe so they don't tempt or distract men also treats them as…
A politician follows the pulse of his electorate and tells them what they want to hear. A leader tells his people what they should hear and leads them to a better place and educates them from acting against their own long term self-interests.
A politician knows the pulse of 51% of his electorate and follows the current mood of the people. A leader knows where his people stand, and then he educates and leads his people to a better way. Unfortunately, we no longer have any leaders or role models.
I imagine - if we are flying through space in a big blue box, our only identity is an Earthling. when we see that pale blue dot, we see one home. when we land on Earth, our identity turns into nationalities, race, and religion. when we enter a nation, our identity turns into ethnicities and…
few weeks back, these were the headlines at the websites of our three main 24 hour new channels.
I read for knowledge, and to enhance my understanding of the world around me, and to figure out the thinkings/actions of human beings! Yes, many times you will think I am a Sheldon Cooper or a Sherlock Holmes (immodest much? 😛 ) I always wonder why people behave, think, or act the way they do. Take…
This old man said it beautifully. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Olc5C4SXAYM
definitely one of the best description of the theory of evolution. thing is, folks who understand it will keep posting this. folks who don't understand it will never watch this. c'est la vie...because really, homo sapiens is the 'best' a 'designer' could do... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mZt1Gn0R22Q
Turn on the surround sound, put the screen on your HDTV, and enjoy one of the best videos you would have seen till now. Maybe even better than the time-lapse from the International Space Station. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5BAel-mHdY
Authors write on what they know in their space-time (geography and era). And in the end, I could no longer cheat on my intellect and pick and choose on what was convenient, easy, and politically correct in my space-time.