The recent decision of the United States Supreme Court in the redefinition of marriage is the result of a dynamic cultural, social, historical process of constant redefining and questioning of the way we organize ourselves and co-exist as human beings
Social awareness, indignation, and compassion do not begin in any one’s singular, isolated consciousness. These move toward each one of us from everyone everywhere, gather strength within us and lift us up beyond ourselves.
The continuous discussion regarding health disproportions worldwide covers various diverse aspects, one of which is the debate between way of life versus social structure; free will and determinism face each other.
Our feeling of empathy can lead us adversely, as a craving for reckoning stemming from it is characteristically unconcerned with consequences and more concerned with reciprocity: in response to affable actions, people are often much nicer and more cooperative
Many wonder how a college education is so crucial for obtaining a job. I mean, don’t we learn by doing? Can’t we teach ourselves? What is job training for?
Why don’t we encourage ourselves and others to welcome and consider diverse points of view, partake in critical thinking, and acutely and honestly look deeper into the overruling ideologies that ruled our collective past?
We know that consumerism – a social and economic order and ideology that encourages the acquisition of goods and services in ever-greater amounts – can be a disheartening experience of dependence
The manufacture of handmade paper has not changed much since its inception and today the making of handmade paper remains in an interesting evolution.
Have you not ever felt weird when having a full plate in front of you, remembering that others don’t have much to eat? That weird feeling is called consciousness, which implies empathy with other human beings, appreciating and not taking for granted something that others, so many others, don’t have and didn’t have
In light of the recent protests calling attention to the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police, I recall photos of fishermen in small boats braving huge military ships during the Navy occupation of the Island of Vieques.