Hard to Feel Sorry for Celebrity Pay Cuts
So why are celebrity pay cuts interesting news?  It's not like us common folk feel sorry for them.  Seriously though,…
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…
The National Health Service - Do Not Disturb,
Well the NHS (National Health Service) has done it again and scored what can only be described as an own goal. I do…
Obesity Vs Smoking
Can obesity really be as deadly as smoking? Doctors and anti smoking activists have been warning against the dangers…
The Year it All Ended, 2012?
I have heard on a number of occasions that the world is about to end. In fact, on December 21, 2012, we can assume…
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…
Pure Opinion Articles (454)
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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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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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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New Year's Resolutions I Wish Celebrities Would Adhere To
I was reading an article earlier today about ‘celebrities’ and their New Year’s resolutions. Like most people they seemed to make and break a lot of them throughout the year. Anyway, I decided to write this tongue in cheek article about the resolutions that I wish that certain celebrities would…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jan 01, 2012  
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Royal Protocol And Etiquette And The Australian Prime Minister
Poor Julia Gillard. The Prime Minister of Australia has had some poor press over the last few days and fallen foul of critics when she was accused of disrespecting Queen Elizabeth II, by not following some rather archaic royal protocol and etiquette and not curtseying to her. In fact some…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Oct 23, 2011  
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Lamp Post No 118 at Sukhna Lake!
It was a usual routine evening walk at the Sukhna lake , Chandigarh. It was a full moon night on the eve of Shri Guru Nanak Dev jis birthday !. Reflection of the Moon in the still waters of sukhna Lake was making the experience a serene one . Its…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Nov 25, 2013  
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Working Abroad For The First Time
It is hard enough to work every day for your living, but I may assure you that there is much more difficult when you start working in a country that is not the one in where you were born. Yes, I am one of the millions who left his mother…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   May 09, 2012  
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Daan ko, I did it my way!
"My Way" This song was always been a classic and VERY popular in urban areas. It seems Filipino people is applying the word 'My Way' in every road or 'kalye o kalsada", they always be the one who decides what will they do in the road. These are the samples…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jun 08, 2011  
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Taliban Behead 17 Party Goers/soldiers Urinate on Dead Taliban
What's the connection between 17 humans being beheaded by the Taliban and U.S. Soldiers urinating on dead Talibans? Let's investigate! Here we civilized humans are court marshalling our own soldiers who urinated on already dead Talibans—shame on those soldiers. Too bad they weren't also able to urinate on every live…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Sep 01, 2012  
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The Sin Of Anti - Americanism
Santorum, et. al. are claiming that America’s freedom of religion is impinging on the freedom of their religion—this is a sophistry that lies almost entirely in the semantics, guaranteeing that any arguments over this ‘issue’ will be emotional, irritating and endless. The GOP seem to have embraced racism, xenophobia, religious…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Feb 27, 2012  
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The (dumb) Way We Were
Are there no orphanages? Are there no workhouses? Bah! Humbug! I fear change—it makes me something of a Scrooge—change is always upsetting, disorienting, even dangerous. So how doubly frightening is future shock for me and others like me. When I was a child, I was indoctrinated to respect The Future…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Dec 05, 2011  
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Is the World Any Better Or Worse Than the 60's
In the middle of the Second World War people were born, a simple fact, was that not a terrible time to bring a child into the World? Thankfully not or most of us would not be here. It is worth sparing a thought though, there are countless periods in the…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jan 03, 2015  
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Rising Dark Night at Dark Knight Rises – A Right to Bear Arms
What caused a man to buy 4 weapons and six thousand rounds, and then to use them on innocent people? These, bought legally, all within a reputed sixty days, managed to pass any form of suspicion, within a system in a country where the right to bear arms, protected. The…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jul 21, 2012  
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Major Earthquake Hits DC
A couple of minutes ago I decided to pop over to google news to see what was shaking, and turns out the entire east coast was shaking. About an hour ago(from when I wrote this) a 5.8 magnitude earthquake with it's epicenter in virginia hit at 1:51pm according to the…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Aug 23, 2011  
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Charitable Ends
Greetings from 'rainy' Brisbane, Do we all have 'donation fatigue'? Is giving to charity a thing of the past in modern day Australia? The number of charities with their hand out seems to have exploded in the past ten years, demanding a constant sometimes daily contribution from the average Australian.…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jan 22, 2013  
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Why Watching Movies at Home is Bad for Your Health!
Remember when you were a kid and going out to watch a movie was something you really got excited about? The anticipation of getting together with your friends to see a show, away from your parents, sent your ‘can’t wait’ meter revving? The prospect of seeing people you like to…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Mar 22, 2012  
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Next Steps
ive been walking down the aisle way wondering when things would go my way what to do and how to get it done? sometimes all i want to do is run than i see the setting sun and for a moment i thought i won then i wake up and…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Mar 31, 2016  
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The Royal Wedding - James Middleton And A Lesson In How to Speak In Public
The Wedding between Catherine Middleton and Prince William had many notable highlights, including the beautiful dress, the composure of the bride and groom, the specially composed music, the crowds along the mall, and the newlywed couple driving away from Buckingham Palace in the newly decorated Aston Martin. Everyone who enjoyed…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   May 01, 2011  
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Living With the Sins Of the Mother Or the Father
One of the problems of our modern society is the need for some people share their thoughts or give details of their private lives, which would best be kept private. From reality stars to royalty, there are some people who just can’t seem to resist the urge to share their…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   May 12, 2011  
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No More Control - Global Warming Hoax
Global warming is something we all think about. Maybe as a matter of fact all the disinformation was a good thing to motivate the populous into recycling and driving clean cars. Maybe the deceitful intentions are good. Unfortunately they are not. Yes it is true that some good has come…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jan 30, 2012  
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Privacy? Demi Moore Should Get Real
Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher have announced the end of their six year marriage. It’s hardly surprising as their deteriorating relationship has been played out on twitter and in the media. Moore has just issued a statement saying that she hopes that people would show her the compassion and privacy…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Nov 18, 2011  
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Education Vouchers
I went to coffee today with a couple of old friends this morning and as we talked about old time the subject changed to Private Schools. My old friend thought that we should have school vouchers that we could use for private schools instead of sending children to public schools.…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jan 12, 2014  
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Unbelievable Google Dictionary: Google Search Images Exchanged Words
Imagine the Oxford dictionary with its 20,000 words and imagine all these words were exchanged for images. You can say well, it is a picture dictionary then. Not really as the images used were searched for in Google. The first one which appeared in a search for the word was…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jun 02, 2012  
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Deshon Marmon Arrested for Wearing Baggy Pants?
How would you feel if you are sending your son or someone you knew and cared about back to college and he is arrested for wearing baggy pants? As crazy as this sounds, Deshon Marmon, was returning to the University of New Mexico for football practice from San Francisco aboard…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jun 26, 2011  
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Like many people around the world, I felt rather sad hearing about the death of former US astronaut…
An article discussing the spending of $75 billion, brought many comments that agreed in a way on…
It sometimes seems that the public appetite for celebrity gossip knows no bounds. Not only are millions…
There are many things we are taught in this world that are not correct. That is to be expected because…
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The Shift Much has been written about the concept of a shared collective consciousness, the idea…

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