Racism has been around for a long time. Not like most people needed reminding of that fact. But one aspect of racism that has lingered long over society is a particular racist slur. Out of respect, I won’t type the actual word…but I know it’s blatantly obvious which one I’m referring to. The word itself […]Read more "White People And The ‘N Word’"
Death is often called the ‘great equalizer’. Whether we’re rich, poor, black, white, religious or not, death is the one experience that’s universal to us all. But the greater fascination tends to be with what happens after the final breath. What happens when somebody takes their final look upon the physical world and drifts off […]Read more "Tunnel Of Light: The Science of Near Death Experiences"
Disney’s live-action ‘Beauty and the Beast’ film is coming to cinemas on March 17th. Though the saying ‘Beating a dead horse’ does have relevance here, many are excited to experience the story on the big screen once more. However, a recent development has stirred up publicity. One of the characters has been announced to be […]Read more "A Gay Agenda?"
At the risk of sounding like a Hollywood actress… *cough* Cameron Diaz *cough* Jennifer Aniston *cough* In November 2016, I headed down to the local Buddhist centre on a college trip. There was no educational purpose to the trip – it was just on offer for whoever wanted to go. My friend and me were […]Read more "Yet Another Pretentious Article About Meditation"
Though Atheists will often tell you “All religions are equally false”, they may give you a different answer when you ask “Which one is the most far-fetched?”Read more "Mormons And Me"
It’s an argument that many don’t want to hear. Understandably so, especially in light of ‘The War On Drugs’ launched by conservative politicians like Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan. Drugs, of course, can ruin lives. However, legalising drugs isn’t an effort to promote drug use, at least not from my position. Legalising drugs is effectively […]Read more "Legalising Drugs: The Argument"
By the estimates of many, the right to assemble and protest is a mark of a free society. It’s a privilege and right sorely missing in countries like North Korea, Ukraine, Egypt and Russia. And though there are limitations to protests (France has banned Palestinian solidartiy demontsrations (1) ), it is a valuable component of […]Read more "Protest And Power"