The Other Pandemic

***Trigger warning: Contains explicit language on the subject of child sexual abuse*** At times one stands before a great abyss. A great expanse ordained by dark materials to which one has to decide to gaze into or turn away from. Why should we feel the urge to brand ourselves with

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Portrait of a female warlord

The Taliban are well-versed in crime. En masse, they’ve effectively run the gamut of all crimes founded on a total contempt for humanity, in all its forms, except for those that abide by the constrictive and unaccommodating codification of ethics only they have authorship of. As is common among terror

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Food for Thought

“The nation that destroys its soil, destroys itself.” —Franklin D. Roosevelt The Salt of the Earth Human activity has become a geological event. At present, some 12% of the world’s land surface is used in crop production, which is over one-third of the land estimated to be suitable for agriculture.

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