Whitewash: a: to gloss over or cover up (such as vices or crimes) b: to exonerate by means of a perfunctory investigation … More
Choose your leaders with wisdom and forethought.
To be led by a coward is to be controlled by all that the coward fears.
To be led by a fool is to be led by the opportunists who control the fool.
To be led by a thief is to offer up your most precious treasures to be stolen.
To be led by a liar is to ask to be told lies.
To be led by a tyrant is to sell yourself and those you love into slavery.
-Octavia E. Butler, Parable of the Talents (Earthseed, #2)
[Synthesis with “Caged Bird” by Mary Angelou] I thought this poem was very representative of the IM’s internal dissonance in … More
“I am not an advocate for frequent changes in laws and Constitutions. But laws and institutions must go hand in hand with the progress of the human mind. As that becomes more developed, more enlightened, as new discoveries are made, new truths discovered and manners and opinions change, with the change of circumstances, institutions must advance also to keep pace with the times. We might as well require a man to wear still the coat which fitted him when a boy as civilized society to remain ever under the regimen of their barbarous ancestors.”
An extension of the June Quote of the Month. Xiao Mei lives to see the dawn of the day. The … More
*Credit goes to one particular Coach Nance :D*
Some critics say Dan Brown took advantage of the social and political turmoil after 9/11 and sold his books when the American public needed for everything to make sense. As one critic puts it, “When bad things happen, Brown reassures us, it is probably because of the machinations of a 1,000-year-old secret society which is quietly running the world, though often in conflict with another hidden organisation.” However, what I want to argue against isn’t about Brown’s lack of literary common sense but how he has managed to seduce the American public into pushing the book to become the second-most popular in modern literature by taking advantage of human nature.
A bullet outline for the debate of how fake news stories
kicked off one of the most pointless wars in the history of mankind.
[Warning] Not for the weak of stomach or those who are afraid of blood and guts.
Islamophobia is a growing fear in our world today.
Politicians today are starting to waver, as more and more people are growing fearful of potential attacks coming upon them, but are their efforts actually hurting or helping their cause?