Monthly Archives: January 2014

First World Problems Are Just As Important As Third World Problems

Whenever someone is feeling bad, one of the standard responses is “it could always be worse.” And that’s true. A teenager living in the Western world can hardly be the most miserable person on this planet, so if her mother … Continue reading

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It’s Fantastic That 85 People Have The Wealth Of 3,5 Billion

A while ago I came across this 1-minute long video, in which Canadian businessman Kevin O’Leary was asked about his opinion on Oxfam‘s freshly released statistic that the 85 richest people in the world have a wealth equivalent to the … Continue reading

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NSA and Google: The Irrational Fear of Privacy Loss

Since the recent revelations about what the NSA has been up to, the debate about privacy has fully reinvigorated. Perhaps it never disappeared in the first place, but surely, the fear is lodged into our brains now, because even though … Continue reading

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Western Tyranny and the Olympics: Stop Harassing Russia over its Human Rights Record

Gay rights are important. So important that it’s time for the Western world to get its act together and to stop being so immature. We criticise Russia for many things, and rightly so. They don’t have a proper democracy and … Continue reading

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Sexism and the Meaning of the Mysterious Evil Called “Society”

Surely at some point in your life you must have wondered what that “society” everyone is always talking about actually means. Is it everyone? Perhaps, but that might be a bit too simple. Then is it the media? Could be, … Continue reading

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Adultism: Teenagers And Young Adults Have The Power

Until at least the age of 25, people treat you as a child. It is assumed that because of your age, you’re not experienced or mature enough to make proper decisions, especially if you’re under 20. Yet the truth is … Continue reading

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