Category Archives: culture

The Passive Consumer vs. the Active Aficionado

The Passive Consumer Listens to whatever music is playing on radio or streaming online Watches TV shows when they are aired Watches movies just released that everyone is talking about Participates in trending conversations on social media Enjoys cartoons, videos, … Continue reading

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The Power Of One

A conversation between a small girl (Scout) and her father (Atticus) from To Kill A Mockingbird: “Do you defend niggers, Atticus?” I asked him that evening. “Of course I do. Don’t say nigger, Scout. That’s common.” “ ‘s what everybody … Continue reading

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Religion vs. Gender Equality & Feminism

How do religions treat women? How do emancipated women treat religion? A sequence of events recently has made my mind unquiet over this subject. Nita asked if Hinduism was coming of age, with people performing the sacred ‘thread ceremony’ on … Continue reading

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Web Graveyard Update

I had recently mooted the concept of WebGraveyard.com, where your presence in the online world will forever be preserved, including your social networking profiles, blogs, etc. If anyone is yet not convinced this is a great idea, check out Online-Funeral. … Continue reading

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