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Posted on Oct 13, 2017

Contentment: The status only perspective can bring

Contentment: The status only perspective can bring

This piece seeks to explore how the human mind works when it comes to the perception of wealth and luxuries.

Many people exert much effort and spend much time dreaming of a bigger house, or a nicer car, or a newer phone, or a faster computer and so on. But the problem is that for the human mind it doesn’t matter what you get, because in the end your brain will grow accustomed to it and it will be as plain in your eyes as any wrinkly old shirt in your closet.

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Posted on Oct 9, 2017

The Rohingya and the Paradox of “Human Rights”

The Rohingya and the Paradox of “Human Rights”


As Burmese military and paramilitary forces unleash the barbaric acts of violence on the Rohingya Muslims, it once again begs the question of why states and international organisations usually seem so utterly incapable (or perhaps reluctant) to help people who are oppressed in the most brutal of ways. Despite their relative inaction, these states and organisations still seem to maintain a self-image of moral propriety. Perhaps this tenuous image is partially sustained by a discourse of “human rights”. However, despite being imagined as a driving force of global good, a “human rights” discourse often paradoxically acts as a cover for political incompetency and/or ideological agendas.

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Posted on Sep 25, 2017

Muslims around the world protest Rohingya genocide

Muslims around the world protest Rohingya genocide

Hundreds of thousands of Muslims have gathered across various nations to protest against the genocide unfolding against the Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar.

As the world continues to witness the unspeakable crimes that are being perpetrated against the Rohingya and so called Muslim “leaders” continue to sit idle with the rest of the major world powers doing little, Muslims have expressed their outrage and sympathies by holding demonstrations across the globe in massive numbers.

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