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Race and Racism – Some Concepts Defined

Despite adamant claims to the contrary, racism continues to plague many peoples around the world. The first step toward resolving issues of racial intolerance and prejudice is to develop an understanding of the underlying concepts and their labels. ...

We Live In A System Of Beliefs

The following article about beliefs is just an expression of my thoughts. It is certainly not definitive. In my opinion, we live our life on the basis of beliefs. We, literally live in a huge belief system. So seamlessly integrated (into our w...

Eulogy For A Good Book: PowerPoint and the Two Reasons You Need t

Good bye Moby Dick! Farewell Crime and Punishment! Adios National Geographic and Readers Digest! PowerPoint and the generation of the 7th Millennium rules. If youi're a "Baby Boomer", PowerPoint will likely not appeal to you. Perhap...

Auschwitz Death Camp, Lesson Learned?

Auschwitz was the most notorious of the Nazi labor camps in WWII. There, a man or woman could expect at any moment to be sent to the gas chambers, used for medical experiments or given a phenol injection to the heart which would cause death in 15 sec...

Lost Relatives and Ancestors: A Beginner’s Guide

Lost Relatives and Ancestors: A Beginner’s Guide “Collecting Dead Relatives and Sometimes a Live Cousin” and “My Family Tree is Lost in the Forest” are just some of the catchy slogans found printed on the shirts of genealogy enthusiasts. These...

The Current Status of World Hunger

Where does starvation exist in the world today? What are some of the causes of world hunger? Are citizens of developed countries donating monetarily to the ongoing relief efforts? In this article I will address these questions with the hope that by c...

Choice Theory

You have listened to me for a year now talking about Choice Theory but I know I’ve never really explained what Choice Theory is. Choice Theory is actually an explanation of all human behavior developed by Dr. William Glasser. There are basical...

NGOs - The Self-Appointed Altruists

Their arrival portends rising local prices and a culture shock. Many of them live in plush apartments, or five star hotels, drive SUVi's, sport $3000 laptops and PDAi's. They earn a two figure multiple of the local average wage. They are busy...