The Languages of the World: Different Tongues, Similar Words (well, almost)

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.

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Crowning “Miss Takes”

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?

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Respect For Others Is Nearing Extinction

Lack of respect is indeed a problem that majority of people seem not to mind, although it poses a serious dilemma on our values and character education. In fact, when we tolerate this disrespectful behavior, it can eventually lead to crime and violence. Clearly, our present society lacks the clear perception about respect.

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