Tag: human rights

Censorship in open fora?

Today I went down to Webster University in order to hear a Town Hall Meeting on the current state of health issues throughout the world. The keynote speakers were the Honourable South African Ambassador to the United States, Barbara Masekela, and the Associate Professor and Dean of Diversity at the Washington University School of Medicine, …

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Do NOT let them read about penguins!

Today in Children’s Literature we briefly discussed the new kid’s book that is apparently stirring up a lot of controversy. It is called And Tango Makes Three, and it’s about two penguins raising a baby penguin. You may be asking yourself, “what’s the problem with that?” Well, both of the penguins are male. Instead of …

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No way / Norway

Here’s a link to a really heartwarming video. View the video FIRST, before reading my comments below. Oh yeah, and it is much better with sound, so turn on your speakers. 🙂 If you liked this video and wish to watch it again, please download it instead of clicking “play” again (help me keep my …

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