Wombs for Rent

Many go to the movies preferring to watch certain styles of films in order to be taken away from the realities of their every day lives.  For two hours they are entertained, whisked away to lands far, far away, they laugh, they cry, they jump out of their seats in excitements or they hide under…

Surveillance Capitalism – Shoshana Zuboff (3/3)

The Right to Sanctuary Sanc-tu-ar-y:  A place of refuge or safety. Surveillance Capitalism – Definition: A new economic order that claims human experience as free raw material for hidden commercial practices of extraction, prediction, and sales; A parasitic economic logic in which the production of goods and services is subordinated to a new global architecture…

Violence Against Women in Education

  Women have been under attack and blamed for a lot since Eve offered the fruit to Adam in the Garden of Eden. Strong female characters in the Bible weren’t portrayed in a positive light either; Lilith, Jezebel, Delilah, Rachel and Leah’s bickering, Sarah and Hagar etc.   As the centuries progressed women have been able…

There is Hope – A New Wave of Dissidents

The above popular rock song  immediately shot to popularity upon its release.  It’s a song that bring solidarity, a song to sing to ready the troops and do battle, a song to inspire individuals to band together to right some wrongs, a song to stand up to authoritarian figures when you are ready to put…

Moving towards a Bipolar World

An Essay  Have you visited Huawei’s website?  I have.  While I was thumbing through its digital pages, I realized how much our world seems to be  shrinking.  Smart cities, the internet, the internet of things, neural networks around the globe in which we call earth is turning into one  big ball of yarn threaded by…

Food as Medicine

Suggested Reading: Why Food could Be the Best Medicine of All – Time Magazine Today’s societies are faced with so many “dooms-day” stories about what life will be for humans on this planet for the generations of tomorrow; and the outlook does n’t look very good.  We have environmental emergencies, robots taking over our jobs,…