Descendants from the Pilgrims were keen to highlight their ancestors’ role in the country’s founding. But their sanitized version of events is only now starting to be told in full.
Source: The complicated legacy of the Pilgrims is finally coming to light 400 years after they landed in Plymouth : The Conversation
Would appear arms dealing is more important than integrity.
It does not say much for any society, if people are to be judged solely on their religion, race, gender, or disability. We are all what we are and should be judged on how we conduct ourselves.
Discrimination is abhorrent and should not be acceptable in any form of Society.
Muslims stand with Malala, will you do so to
Malala is prepared to stand for what she believes in, she deserves our support.
One lone child is prepared to stand for what she believes in and is then shot in the head by the Taliban.
While there is at least one person prepared, against the odds, to have conviction and speak out, there is hope for peace to reign some day.
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Nine-year-old girls should be playing, learning and enjoying childhood. But in Iran, many young girls are forced to grow up and marry a man often more than twice their age. Worse, the government condones and promotes child marriage. It’s descipable.
No nine-year-old is mentally ready to enter a lifelong covenant like marriage or physically ready to have sex or bear children. I was so outraged that I signed this petition on Care2 to the Iranian government asking them to change their position and ban — not legalize — child marriage. Will you help protect more girls and sign too? Here’s the link:
This is what happens when fanatics are allowed to take power.
It would appear that the innocent Christian girl was set up by the Imam, just to get rid of another Christian.
This is not the fault of the Islamic faith, but of those who interpret the faith for their own ends. Islam is not the only faith to have fanatical followers, they can be found in all faiths and none should be tolerated.
Until fanatics like this Imam and those in the other faiths are not allowed any power, then there will not be any peace in the world.