"I could save myself endless hours of frustration if I just lowered my expectations."
At the risk of sounding like a grumpy uncle, I feel an unpleasant epidemic sweeping the nation. Namely, we all seem hell
For students, is there more to life than the STEM subjects – science, technology, engineering and mathematics? After all
For the UK to effectively leave this group by rejecting its rules would be a major concern for the future of aid and its core aim of stamping out poverty. Yet there are real fears that the UK will consider this step if it is not allowed to change the rules on what counts as aid.
Imagine how society initially reacted to the introduction of the motor car, or the TV set. These things are now fully, and warmly, embraced like a family member and regarded as the social norm.....but what about the impact of technology on human emotions?
Our feelings of alienation, in what can feel like an alien nation, if we admitted to them, are the things that unite us. We can feel lost, shut out or misunderstood and pretend to have hay fever on the bus when overwhelming thoughts demand a dab of the eye and a honk of the nose.
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 is by the people, for the people.’
Around 70% of Lebanon’s refugee population lives beneath the poverty line. A group of anonymous volunteers in Beirut have
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.