I have always been an opinionated person, strongly so and some would even say maybe too opinionated. I have never been shy about expressing myself and this has led to many arguments, arguments which if given the opportunity to go back in time and keep quiet to avoid having, I’d have again in a heartbeat.… Continue reading Your Country Needs Your Vote
A few months ago I wrote a blog post in acknowledgment of the fact that it was Epilepsy Awareness Month. I thought it was only fitting to use the opportunity to reveal that I am an epileptic myself. This post is a long overdue follow up.
The month of November officially started yesterday and for most of you it marked the transition of one month into just another month, nothing special. For me, however, it was not just the beginning of any other month, it was the beginning of Epilepsy Awareness Month. A few months ago I had no idea that… Continue reading Epilepsy Awareness Month: Purple is the colour, November is the month
Earlier today my colleague Mario Joseph wrote a post titled “A WOMAN’S DESIRE TO BE WITH A RICH MAN IS A STEP BACKWARDS FOR SOCIETY“. While I certainly understand his point-of-view I feel it would be remiss of me not to point out a few things I feel he should have taken into consideration.
I’m sure by now everyone has seen the videos of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. I’ll be honest and say when I first saw it I couldn’t help but scoff at how incredibly juvenile it seemed but then I did some research (which is not that hard thanks to this wonderful invention called Google. I encourage those… Continue reading THE ALS ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE: DO IT RIGHT OR NOT AT ALL
My colleague Mahendra recently authored a post about mental illness that coupled with the recent suicide of actor Robin Willaims inspired me to follow suit. Williams’ death seems a tragic end to what was by all accounts the life of a great man. My post is decidedly more personal in tone.
The answer to that question requires one to look no further than any social networking site. Social networking has startling become less of a tool for staying in touch with relatives and old friends and more of a forum for heated arguments. Irrespective of the issue of contention an argument on Facebook, Twitter or any… Continue reading Have we as a society become too politically correct?