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 Drunken Horseman
Well, it ain't quite paradise, but I can't complain. I'm comfortable, I'm well-fed, I own a house and a car and we…
Battlefield USA – The Outcry Against Senate
Amid a din of breathless, fear-induced bloviating, the US Senate voted on 28, November 2011, to approve amendments…
Abandon Ship
Funny old world we all live in now and I am having great difficulties trying to put my finger on all this. Have the…
Unbelievable Google Dictionary: Google Search
Imagine the Oxford dictionary with its 20,000 words and imagine all these words were exchanged for images. You can…
Apple Vs Samsung Lawsuit
The lawsuit between Apple and Samsun may be heating up even more after yesterdays pre-trial ruling that Samsung can’t…
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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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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Why Do We Feel This Need to Share Our Lives Through Social Media?
I am fascinated by the impact that social media has had on people’s lives around the world. Alright not everyone is a fan but many people are and spend quite a lot of time sharing and discussing things that interest them. Most people are aware by now that there is…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Aug 05, 2012  
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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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Understand What Spear Phishing Is, By Contacting at Norton Tech Support
‘Spear phishing’, the newest in the line of online scams, can make any user an easy target. It’s a situation when an email from a trusted source is sent to your inbox, but is actually from a cyber hacker trying to churn your credit card information and other banking details.…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Dec 16, 2013  
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Ancient Sumerian Aliens Create the Adam to Mine Gold
According to the ancient culture in the Middle East known as Sumer a race of creatures from a rogue planet came to Earth several hundred thousand years ago in search of natural resources. Specifically gold, though it's hard to believe that they would not take whatever else they might need…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Mar 25, 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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Let's Have A Chat (part 2)
O, Internet, why is life so hard? "No search results were found." Um. O, Internet, erm, why do bad things happen to good people? "No search results were found." The heck bruh. O Internet! What is wrong with the world!? "Please narrow your search." You know what I mean! Stuff…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Sep 25, 2012  
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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 that THIS IS IT. No, this is not the Michael Jackson tour that never was... THIS. IS. IT. The end...kaput, nothing more to worry about or…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jan 03, 2012  
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People Turns Head On Modern Military Equipment Being Sold On Ebay
Modern military equipment and gears nowadays are widely used by ordinary individuals from all over the world, especially campers, airsoft enthusiasts, hikers, etc. Unlike in the past, purchasing the said commodities are a lot easier and more hassle-free nowadays because they can be easily obtained from Ebay and other e-commerce…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Feb 17, 2015  
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Got Chugged?
I have a really important question for you: do you know where the Congo is? Well there's a war happening there right now.. Insert glazed-over expression here. No I'm not writing about the war in the Congo. I am however writing about charity salespeople or 'chuggers': a portmanteau of the…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   May 15, 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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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 seeing and hearing about: Kids getting picked-on and bullied at school or elsewhere. An elderly grandmother is verbally abused by mean-spirited kids on a school bus in New York state,…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Mar 19, 2013  
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Balance In Work And Life: Where Has it Gone?
Franz thinks that life today is more complicated than it was years ago. Back before the time when a computer and cell phone were in the hands of young kids, life was simpler. If you have ever watched the old shows on television you may have noticed how families were…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Feb 29, 2012  
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Martin Luther King Jr Changes History for the Better
When I reflect back on what I learned growing up in regard to American history there is one person that really made a imprint on me and that was Martin Luther King Jr. He not only changed the course of history but also became the most important voice of the…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Aug 07, 2013  
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Say WHO for President?!?
I suppose it should concern me that I’m starting to laugh at the GOP Primary campaign—I must be getting slap-happy. Was it really all four of the remaining candidates that just yesterday rattled their sabers in support of going to war with Iran? Is it possible that such hysteria makes…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Mar 08, 2012  
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Debunking Conspiracy Theories
In the wake of the killing of Osama Bin Laden it was only a matter of time (in this case hours or days) before the conspiracy theories came out denying the line that he had been killed. I almost hesitated to write this article as "a person convinced against their…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   May 21, 2011  
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Sophie Clarke Wins Survivor South Pacific
Well, Survivor South Pacific comes to an end and Sophie Clarke comes out as the winner. It came down to the final five of Coach, Ozzy, Rick, Sophie, and Albert. So Ozzy won the next immunity challenge and guaranteed his place in the final four. Rick got voted out of…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Dec 19, 2011  
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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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Powdered Alcohol Is Approved In The US - the Possibilities Are Endless
For those whose attempts to be deviant have been thwarted by cumbersome delivery method of liquid based alcohol, your prayers have been answered. The U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau has approved Palcohol, powder based alcohol, and it looks like we can see this product popping up in…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Apr 20, 2014  
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From William Shakespeare to George Lucas - Favourite Dream Quotes
It's a compliment when someone calls you a Dreamer! Learn about the power of your dreams, I don't dream at night, I dream all day; I dream for a living. A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams. All human beings are also dream beings. Dreaming…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Apr 16, 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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Like many people around the world, I felt rather sad hearing about the death of former US astronaut…
Welcome to the new year. It is sure to be year of reckoning for many folks. Disasters are bigger…
Tonight wonderful story reported on the ABC World Evening News touched me. It also made me wonder…
When the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge embarked on their Royal Tour of South East Asia and South…
The Republican Primary race has provided us with a very confused image of religiosity. Does Theism…
It hasn’t been a good couple of weeks for the National Health Service. Last week there was a the…

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