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The small things we can do to make the world a better place for all

June 21, 2016

Right now, if you wanted to live blissfully without any troubles, worries or concerns, you may just be able to pack a few of your belongings and head off to a tiny island located somewhere in the middle of the ocean, somewhere between South America, Africa and Antarctica.

I have one such island in mind but I won’t be naming it. I leave that to your own imaginings and resourcefulness. In fact, your task won’t be difficult. Just pull out a map of the world and have a look for yourself. Continue Reading…

History, World Events

Who do you think are the most influential women in the world today?

June 21, 2016

Come on ladies (and gentlemen). Surely you must have some ideas of your own? I ask this question purposefully because, apart from my own interest in who influences you the most, it is also part of my own cultural expression to the world out there. Invariably, because we are all so different from one another and live in different parts of the world, we’ll all have different ideas. Isn’t that enriching? Imagine if we all agreed on the same old things and faces.

The world wouldn’t be too interesting, would it? Nevertheless, I will be a little more objective with my thoughts tonight because even though some of the women I am about to mention have done sterling work over the years, I am not sure I agree with their ideologies and motives in life. This also means that I may differ from some of them on a cultural, personal and moral level. But it is only fair to readers to make up their own minds of what they think. If there is a woman or two that I happen to adore, please forgive me if I thoughtlessly revert to a little subjective expressionism. Continue Reading…