Recognising how you are controlled, manipulated, directed, and used by society
Jack Abramoff's story shows that the most efficient lobbying strategy during his career consisted in “owning” the public sphere without actually being part of it.(1) However, the borders between lobbying and politics became blurred. New perspectives arose. New methods were develop...
An opinion piece on President Obama's recent Executive Order on immigration reform.
We are all actors though most are not born to act! We play our roles and the majority takes care not to upset the apple cart of life based on give and take. Despite their noble intentions, some manage to spoil the lot through activities that leave us in misery. It is time to stick to ...
Man unlike animals must tempered his feelings of jealousy with love, patience and understanding. He must use his Intellect, wisdom and reason while in the grip of jealousy to avoid doing actions that will make him repent later on.
I'm not picky. I'll write about most anything, even a recipe, but you will need to ask Fern what wine goes with it.
What is COPD? Here are some interesting, if not sobering thoughts, on this irreversible disorder.
Description of a walk I made yesterday by a bright autumn day
The article speaks about the great works of Showman Raj Kapoor. On his birth anniversary his viewers expect the restoration of the classic films.
The bittern (Botaurus stellaris) is a stocky, thickset heron that is best known for its booming call that can carry for a mile or more in spring. It is a bird that is more often heard than seen.
I have written before about those frightening days back in June when I faced and experienced my greatest fear, they were horrible days and was reminded of them when recollecting the worst of times those months ago. Of course these memories may fade, but they can never entirely disappe...
Many of us, myself included, are often quite confused about who we really are. We would like the real us to step forwards, and to be us, or to run our lives for us, or maybe just even to give us a helping hand, in our running of our own lives. Which of these "us's" though, is the r...
Every Thursday morning at 4:00 AM I start my drive for early mourning group, no matter the weather, or how I feel. There are no excuses for missing this meeting, no ups, no extras.
Top tips on how to make the small rooms in your home appear bigger, creating a lovely spacious environment that you wouldn't believe possible. This is especially important in the living room, where you spend the most of your time both with your family and with guests.
MapReduce is an important concept in the realm of Big Data. Here I try to explain it in simple terms.