Humanity.

Three Categories Of Human

Kylie Barton | Posted 13.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Kylie Barton

Philosophy is the topic Sophie's World tackles, and philosophy is basically asking the big questions. I answered her question by saying we are here to live the best life possible, to leave a positive imprint, and to ensure that we leave this world in a better way than we found it.

This ‘Wall Of Kindness’ In Beirut Is Helping Those In Need

The Huffington Post | Max Thurlow | Posted 31.07.2017 | UK

Around 70% of Lebanon’s refugee population lives beneath the poverty line. A group of anonymous volunteers in Beirut have come together to help the...

Last Night I Went To Bed Terrified, This Morning I Woke Up Proud

Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.06.2017 | UK
Natasha Hinde

When I woke up this morning, I discovered that seven people had died and 42 were injured - some with life-threatening injuries. There aren't really any words to describe how I felt at that moment. Numb, I guess? But then something changed.

Rise Of The Robots: Technology Is Moving On But Are Humans Being Left Behind?

Sarah Weir OBE | Posted 01.06.2017 | UK Tech
Sarah Weir OBE

As the election looms, the familiar education, education, education mantra is loud and proud - promises of more funding for primary schools, grammar schools and the abolition of tuition fees. But as intelligent machines silently march on and integrate discreetly into the fabric of our workplaces, where is the investment for education and skills for our adult workforce?

Top 5 Humanitarian Women

Frontier | Posted 14.03.2017 | UK
Frontier

Feminism and humanitarianism are intrinsically linked, both working towards the welfare and fair treatment of all. Here are five women whose humanitarian work has paved the way toward an equal global society.

Why I'll Never Join Instagram In A World Like Ours

Umairah Malik | Posted 27.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Umairah Malik

There are over 500 million active monthly users on Instagram. (If that doesn't put it into perspective for you, imagine every person in the United Kin...

I Want To Talk About Sex With Simon Hoare MP

Sam Fraser | Posted 24.01.2017 | UK Politics
Sam Fraser

No, no, no! Let me make it clear; I have not had sex with Simon Hoare, Conservative MP for North Dorset. I shall leave that to Mrs Hoare. I want to talk about why Simon Hoare MP voted against an amendment which would make Sex and Relationships Education in schools mandatory.

What Does It Take To See The Light?

Kimberley Burbidge | Posted 16.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Kimberley Burbidge

You would think that life changing experiences were potentially defined by their rarity. By a stand out quality or uniqueness that makes them exquisite and precious by virtue of them being one of a kind. An experience for you alone.

Did You Know That You Cannot Fail At Being Human?

Andrew Cunningham | Posted 13.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Cunningham

This article is for those who doubt, who seek perfection, who judge, who struggle to avoid failure at all costs, for those who feel something is missing in them. This is for those who need to justify themselves, who struggle to find proof that they are a complete and good person.

Terrible Events Of 2016 Show We Are All In This Together

Richard Corbett | Posted 29.12.2016 | UK
Richard Corbett

We need change that builds, rather than destroys. That means controlling arms supplies as the Arms Trade Treaty already requires governments to do. It means offering a refuge to those fleeing violence and persecution, as the Refugee Convention has for decades prescribed. We must also develop a Global Compact on Migration, to protect migrants, so often as vulnerable as refugees, and to manage migration for the benefit of all. If the terrible events of 2016 are not to be repeated, the calls for change to make the world more secure and inclusive must be heard and acted on. Nadi's experience may seem a million miles away from ours but we share the same thread of laws and norms that are supposed to keep us safe. Ultimately we are all in this together.

​What's Going On, Donald?

Liza Bel | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Politics
Liza Bel

On my Facebook feed, at my workplace and at the events I go to - I haven't seen a single Trump supporter. Same goes for my colleagues and friends. ...

Trump War With Peace, Misery With Joy and #Trumphatewithlove

Kimberley Burbidge | Posted 11.11.2016 | UK Politics
Kimberley Burbidge

If we all do something, anything, each and every day to show that hatred and division will never rule in our own lives, this mountain of small and arguably prosaic acts of humanity, cannot but inspire others to follow suit...and then, maybe then, Trump will be rendered impotent and will get back in his box.

The Horrendous Insults I Hear As A Door Girl

Ann French | Posted 09.11.2016 | UK
Ann French

The the job that I do is basically a 'gate keeper' of sorts. I am the front of house for a venue, greeting people and making sure the venue only takes...

On Love And Cynicism

Arthur Peirce | Posted 25.10.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Arthur Peirce

As much as humans are social creatures, they are fundamentally creatures of love. It is itself, a motive, goal, and resolution. For many it's a reason to be, and it is the only reason that I think we can combat, or in the very least, remain sane in the constant horrors of our present world.

Welcome to the Jungle! Part 3.

Anne-Marie Wilde | Posted 12.10.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Anne-Marie Wilde

A Student Nurses First Experience of Volunteering First Aid to the Refugees of Calais. Part 3: Humanity Please note, the names that appear in this ...

Rio Paralympics 2016. Are People With Disabilities Superhuman Or Simply Human?

Luca Badetti | Posted 16.09.2017 | UK Sport
Luca Badetti

As the Rio 2016 Paralympics continue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, international attention of varying degree is being given to this second round of Olympic sport galore, involving persons who have disabilities.

Jo Cox: People's Champion

Fariha Khan | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK
Fariha Khan

There is no greater need than now to bring together humanity regardless of colour race and religion to unite against the threats we face. The world is facing a difficult time. This is no time for hate. This is a time for humanity and love. This is a time for unity.

Empathy: Digital, Done, and Dusted

Max Sanderson | Posted 21.05.2017 | UK Tech
Max Sanderson

Empathy is arguably one of the - if not, the - most crucial factors to the success of Homo sapiens as a species. Without it, we would not be able to form the social bonds that allowed us to fast-track evolution through culture and communication.

Child Slavery in Britain? It's Time to Lose the Stiff Upper Lip

Kate Tunstall | Posted 05.04.2017 | UK
Kate Tunstall

There are occasions when I find myself wondering whether some of us are too compassionate for our own good. We feel things deeply and we're affected to such a degree that we can't comfortably partake in activities others take for granted. For example, there are particular films which for the most part, we avoid.

End Impossible Choices, Choose Humanity

Hervé Verhoosel | Posted 31.03.2017 | UK
Hervé Verhoosel

Impossible choices are being made every day by more than 125 million people affected by crises and natural disasters. In fact, we are in the midst of the worst large-scale humanitarian crisis of our lifetime. Not since World War II have more people around the world been in desperate need of assistance as a direct result of ongoing conflict and violence.

L'Etranger

Larisa Sotieva | Posted 18.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Larisa Sotieva

It occurred to me that when he had got on the train, he instinctively gravitated closer towards me, another human being, to share his evening. We humans are social animals, and contact with others is very important to us. Having sat down opposite me, he ate his dinner and enjoyed his daughter's laughter in my company.

The Real Terrorists of New Jersey

Julian Vigo | Posted 19.11.2016 | UK
Julian Vigo

In reading an ostensibly leftist publication about this past week's attacks in Paris, I was struck by the neoliberal tone of "How to Politicize a Trag...

Where'd All The Good People Go?

Kate Elliott | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Kate Elliott

I'm deeply saddened by the recent events in Paris. I'm sad that there is such tragedy and terror in the world and I hate seeing unnecessary loss of li...

Leaning in to Life and Love

Vanessa Olorenshaw | Posted 28.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Vanessa Olorenshaw

Walking along the Tube platform I noticed an elderly couple. The woman was on the train, and, through the open doors, she was holding the hands of a man. They were gazing at each other. The emotion in both their faces was palpable. Something was being said between them, unspoken.

On the European Refugee Crisis and Syria

Lewis Worrow | Posted 27.10.2016 | UK
Lewis Worrow

Today, Europe faces a refugee crisis the likes of which it has not seen since World War II. The crisis began in March of 2011 when peaceful protestors...