When I grow up…

I have always believed that every person is unique, that each and every one of us has a different view of the world. To this day I remain convinced of this simple fact and aware of the many wonders and problems it leads to. None of us speak the same language, and I am not…

War makes the world go round

War is many things. War is cruel, devastating, evil, unjust, indiscriminate, war is a curse. War is politics and politics are war. War is all those things, but it is also a BIG FAT business. Money, not love, makes the world go round, and WAR means MONEY. Governments sell arms to other governments. Wars become…

You can’t say it unless someone else has said it before you

Writing a Dissertation is frustrating, as is writing any other piece of academic work. Those of you going through the joys of academic life will surely recognise the feeling at some point or another of your careers, especially when faced with Big Fat Papers like Dissertations and Thesis. The most frustrating part, unlike most of…

This is War

“This is a song for peace” Please note that the lead singer Jared Leto is wearing a Palestinian scarf. You are all too familiar with that conflict, especially now, so I will not enter into the details of what that means. His brother, the other member of the band, is wearing a Tuareg scarf. The…

Addicted to Information

Nowadays people are so concentrated looking at their screens, so occupied accumulating information as if it were gold, that they hardly have the time or the energy to actually analyse what they see. All the while taking comfort in a false sense of participation and knowledge. But information is not knowledge. They, we, have chosen…