When the world decided to change with the technology it created, language took a form of its own. It adapted. Owing to slang, abbreviated words, acronyms and disregarded grammar conduct, we have added to and omitted from the dictionary. The older generation can only flinch as the “newbies” “zoosh” the global “lingo.”
In the turn of the century, technology has eclipsed the era of superstitious beliefs. As gadgetry and robotics became man’s ultimate gift and curse in present time, the age-old warnings are shunned aside. Science has proven some to be true, but do the children of the new generation have anything to fear from old wives’ tales?
There are different ways by which various cultures bury their dead. Some burial methods are as old as time and were practiced due to the unique settings of a particular location while others have been developed in order to suit present circumstances.
Gay marriage or same sex marriage is a hot topic of debates all over the world. Take a look at some of the advantages and disadvantages of this union to have a better understanding and firmer stand in this argument.
The ancient Mayan civilization may now all be in ruins. Nonetheless, this never meant that the peoples were also completely wiped out when their society declined. Today, there are still living Mayans who deserve to be respected, recognized and given opportunities to live a good life.
To say that abortion is a controversial subject is an understatement. From the regular citizen up to a governing body’s higher echelons, the issue of abortion has either made or broken careers and lives.
Sex Education has been a topic in debates. Find out what the opposing groups of pro and anti have to say about their respective positions.
The events revolving around the Tower of Babel is a story known to many. In the story, we are told that there was a time when we all used one language until the the division of mankind and subsequent fall of the tower itself. If this is true, then this could be the closest explanation to the similar (and almost similar) words we share around the world.
The Philippine Cybercrime Law has been suspended after much uproar from Filipinos in the social media sphere. We now look back into the events that led to the bill’s downfall and pick out lessons that we can learn along the way.
The Miss Universe Organization has turned heads with the recent addition of a transgender to the pageant. Online discussions argue whether or not Jenna Talackova should be allowed. But this debate delves into a different aspect in the pageantry. Is it a change in the competition or another scandal?