Monthly Archives: October 2010

Dear Mrs. Clinton,

You speak about young Palestinian people trapped in Gaza, that… “… they are focused on tomorrow. And they deserve that tomorrow – a tomorrow filled with opportunities for them to make their own destinies and to help their own people realize that … Continue reading

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From words to action

Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become action. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; for it becomes your destiny. – Upanishads Today I went to a meeting … Continue reading

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I have a dream

“I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia, the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit down together at the table of brotherhood.” When I lose … Continue reading

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Life is damn unfair

“Tell me something new!” I imagine you screaming now. But sorry, I am not going to tell you something new, really my blog is not about something new, but about reminding about something that you just can’t really forget. Like … Continue reading

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Weighing my thoughts

Sometimes I ask myself why I care so much about values and thoughts of people surrounding me, why I pick every battle against inequality and injustice I come by? I ask myself, is ONE teenie weenie thought worth so much … Continue reading

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A different perspective of poverty

Bearing in mind that this Sunday is the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, I would like to devote one blog entry to the cause. If you would have asked me how to eradicate poverty one year ago, I … Continue reading

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“Not without my niqab” no. 2

Yesterday, I wrote about the niqab to symbolize a society that is not based on equal values, but simply mutual respect. Today I saw a Swedish documentary on internet about the niqab and the questions this garment “awakens” in Sweden … Continue reading

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