Bullying: Is The Imagination The Path To Prevention?
There has been much attention, dialogue and furor going on in recent times about the issue of bullying. We continue…
Juggernauts: the Ultimate Bullies
The term “juggernaut” refers to any group of people, organization, or team capable of crushing any opposition.…
Occupy LA
I was driving on the 1-10 freeway in Phoenix while listening to a local radio talk show station. Believe me, sometimes…
Why I Don't Read Magazines Much Anymore
I don't read magazines as much as I use to. I would like to read more magazines--if I could read them.. I subscribe…
Are You Prepping for Cold Weather Power Outage?
If you live where it gets cold and sometimes colder than cold, you may have been the victim of a cold weather power…
Ancient Sumerian Aliens Gave Us Original Creation
Ancient Sumerian aliens tell how they came to our solar system. Otherworldly creatures came to Earth and shared information…
Pure Opinion Articles (454)
The Sagacity Of Art
Overcoming the Threshold of Censors via the Soul's Sensors Define art. Art is the transmutation of that which is abstract into that which is material, or it is the transformation of that which is felt by an artist beyond the ordinary realm into an observable form or practice. Art may…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Nov 30, 2011  
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Is Investment Parenting A Waste Of Time?
Are you the sort of parent who pushes your child to do all sorts of activities? According to Dr Caplan, a well known parenting guru from the George Mason University in Virginia, America, if you do so then you’re probably wasting your time. In his new book to be published…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   May 16, 2011  
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Charlie Sheen Gets Fired And Ready to Make A Change In His Life
Charlie Sheen gets fired via text message. That’s the latest, and I’m sure there is more to come. In recent weeks, the world has been watching the “Charlie Sheen debacle” and today there is another story added to the mess. Last week Sheen created a Twitter account and in less…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Mar 08, 2011  
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The MAC King Has Died! Long Live the King
His arrival was timely. The era of Thomas Edison like inventors had sprung anew. Only the outward appearances had changed  Now there were young college entreprenues that were translating established forms of communication into a personal experience with NO HOLDS BARRED! The sky was the limit and the only restriction…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Oct 06, 2011  
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Are You Ready For A Police State
When the Federal Government starts spying on its citizens and harassing them for something you may have said, that is the beginning of a Police State. When police can arrest you and hold you indefinitely without charging you, that is the beginning of a Police State. If you are not…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jun 03, 2011  
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Thrift Store Shopping: Great Deals Right In Your Hometown
A lot of people these days LOVE to shop at Wal-mart and the mall and K-mart and all these chain stores and think that $20 for a hoodie that barely fits is a good deal. Well, for those that only have $20 to their name, such as I, think that…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Mar 08, 2011  
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Violent Video Games And Children
Today I came across a topic in the news that really resounded with me. A decision has just been made by the California Supreme Court to not ban retail stores from selling violent video games to minors, i.e. children under the age of 18. Again, they decided NOT to ban…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jun 28, 2011  
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Ipad mini Rumor or Fact
From  IPods  to  Iphones  Apple  products  have  always  seemed  to  amaze  the  customers. Apple has not only  out done itself with its computers the Mac and Mac book pro. Apple  is now come out with a newer  and  better  Iphone. The  Iphone  4s  not only has a sleeker look but…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Oct 17, 2011  
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The Latest Super Injunction - Privacy Laws Through the Back Door?
Another day and another super injunction. The UK newspapers are full of discussions about the latest super injunction. Yesterday judges put in place a super injunction to protect the family of a well known married actor who has allegedly been having an affair. The judges have said that this injunction…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Apr 21, 2011  
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Are We Living Through A Global Shift
The Shift Much has been written about the concept of a shared collective consciousness, the idea that although we appear separated by our names, bodies, race and identities, that we are all in fact connected on some higher level by a unified consciousness. Its been given many names, The Super…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   May 09, 2012  
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What Are Our Rights? Do You Know?
Nearly every week in UK there’s a story in the paper or in the newspapers about people’s rights. In recent weeks there have been stories about phone tapping; the rights of the rich and famous to protect their family through so called super injunctions; the rights of people to access…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jun 13, 2011  
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Southern California Edison – The Worst
Considering Southern California’s weather, one would think that there are few power outages. That may have been true at one time, but SCE does little maintenance on their power grid, and almost zero upgrades. And there is absolutely no redundancy (back up systems). At my house, anytime a fly lands…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Aug 01, 2015  
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My Letter To The People
Dear People, I aimed to write everyone this letter today but was afraid to risk it. I am almost crazy to think of what you all will say at mere thought of truth vs. blame. But here I sit tryping away with hopes that you will not judge me. I…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Feb 27, 2012  
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E Cigarettes In the Workplace?
Should e cigarettes be allowed in the workplace? I remember a time when we used to smoke in our workplace. A long time ago I was sent to the Netherlands on a business trip. When I arrived in our Amsterdam offices I was happy to see that people could still…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jul 26, 2013  
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Nick Buckles G4s - An Example Of How Not to Present In Public
A few weeks ago when Bob Diamond the former Chief Executive of Barclays Bank appeared in front of a Select Committee to explain what he did or did not know about the rigging of Libor rates by a small number of Barclays staff, I wrote at the time that whoever…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jul 17, 2012  
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Who said things in life aren’t free?
Today I realized that the worn out line that, “nothing in life is free is wrong”. I know that we are in a recession and every day I have to learn that one of my friends or family member has lost their job. That makes me nervous because what about…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Sep 06, 2011  
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Seniors And Leisure Activities
What are seniors really doing after retirement. I decided to do an informal survey of people I know and people I know about. The results were interesting but not surprising. The first few months after retiring are usually a time of adjustment. Sometime a big adjustment but almost always an…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Mar 19, 2012  
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Politicians: Why Do Some Never Learn?
Poor Nick Clegg, I came close to feeling rather sorry for him yesterday. His reputation took a battering in the UK local council elections where his party lost hundreds of council seats and then he took a second blow to his pride with the overwhelming rejection of an AV (Alternative…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   May 07, 2011  
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Should We Give Homeless People Money
I thought I would write a little article about homeless people. Many people are homeless for lots of different reasons. Mental or physical illness, drugs or alcohol, family break ups are all but a few reasons why some people find themselves on the street. More often than not many people…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Mar 05, 2014  
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The Power Of Social Media
Finally People PowerI was very interested to read the article written by the CEO ofChange Dot Comin CNN Mr. Ben Rattray recently. As most people have read in the news recently Bank of America was planning on passing on a five dollar charge on debit card use to their customers.…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Nov 06, 2011  
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Have You Ever Been Left In the Dark?
The entire super structure of the the Western world is built upon the use of electricity and oil. Serious consequences are experienced whenever there is an interruption in the flow of either of these commodities. We heat and cool our homes, cook our food, heat our water, light our streets…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jan 01, 2012  
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Our Personal Values
Often we use the word "values" in our conversations, not just in labor conversations but also in personal ones. Some questions come to my mind and may be you could help me to answer: * Do we have each one of us clearly defined our values? * Can our values…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Nov 25, 2012  
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Why Do the Press Treat Older Mothers so Differently From Older Fathers?
Have you noticed that when it comes to having children late in life men and women are treated very differently in the press? When it’s announced that a man is to become a father in his 60, 70’s or even 80’s the news is generally greeted with a certain amount…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Nov 29, 2011  
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No More Control - Home Schooling
Growing in popularity here in Canada and in many parts of the world, home schooling is becoming a trend with parents whom have legitimate concerns that reflect negatively on the public education system. Many reasons have been given as a rational decision to withdraw children from public schools, but there…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jan 22, 2012  
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Dear Stranger, Don't Touch My Baby!
I think it's pretty safe to say that I am not the first mother to be in a grocery store and cringe at a complete stranger walking up and thinking it is OK to touch my baby to say hi. I don't know what it is about being a baby…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jan 08, 2013  
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Greed, One Of the Seven Sins - Greed Of A Nation And An Individual
An article discussing the spending of $75 billion, brought many comments that agreed in a way on how to spend it, yet one comment mentioned the greed of a nation and from this, to that of the individual person. She mentioned how most wars resulted from greed, the greed of…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   May 28, 2012  
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What Are Pine Nuts
I was in a big-box store today and as usual there were ladies on the aisles handing out a sample or treat and pushing an over-priced product. "This is the new BoJamBo snack pack which are in the freezer behind me. Each pack contains only 27 grams of sugar, an…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jul 12, 2011  
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Boom Beach Diamond Hack Happen to Be Available In This Article
That lead the world to observe as well as take up distinct countries as well as structure, although buy boom beach diamonds getting various richness. That richness is really a fantastic case to the ornaments that will getting designed making use of special as well as pricey precious metals just…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Nov 26, 2015  
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Sat Nav Systems Under Government Review
I am happy to declare that I love Sat Nav systems. In fact it I had to name 10 of my most useful items that I own, the Sat Nav would be somewhere near the top of the list. I remember distinctly the day I first got one and the…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Mar 06, 2012  
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Obama Approval Ratings Drop Again
President Obama's approval ratings have dropped again. The Congress has even worse ratings, in fact, by far. One of the dumbest things I did was vote for Obama. Sarah Palin scared me off from John McCain whom I wanted to vote for. I was afraid that Palin would be another…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Apr 24, 2011  
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As I see report after report on Catholic priests and their sexual abuse on young children, I can…
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