“In 49 BC Julius Caesar led the 13th Legion across a small river in northern Italy. This seemingly insignificant event heralded the end of a several hundred year old democracy…”
…social psychologist Jonathan Haidt. He suggests that it’s not only possible to get along with people of diametrically opposing views, but both win by doing so.
Pondering the message of the two oeuvres, the themes still resonate in the current Philippine society even the artworks were created 136 years ago.
Whether it be a social worker or someone working in physical health, we have to remember that these people are experiencing all of the same changes that we are due to COVID, and then they have to go help other people deal with their own issues every single day.
With technology continuing to advance at a breakneck pace, making our lives more convenient and connected, one would hope that we would be safer as well. Unfortunately, that’s not the case. The sobering truth is that sexual assault and sexual violence occur frequently throughout the U.S. According to the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN), an American is assaulted every 73 seconds, a rate that is horrifically excessive.
Year of the Jackpot reminds us that certain combinations of simultaneous cyclical phenomena are winning combinations, but other combinations are decidedly losing combinations, and we are increasingly gambling for high stakes.
Today, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, activism is increasingly taking place over social media, in addition to the protests happening all over the country. But what is social media activism? Want to get involved but aren’t sure how? Here’s what you need to know about this powerful tool—and how to use it for good.
For all who have been sheltered and well-served, there are countless others who are suffering, if not from the immediate threat of the virus, then from its devastating side effects.
Tolerance is an issue I care deeply about. Not only because of the experiences I’ve faced personally, but also because of the values I hold dear and teach my children.
Physicians diagnose homeless individuals with a higher number of illnesses compared to the housing stable population. Also, housing unstable individuals statistically have much shorter lifespans: about 12 years, on average.
When you add transgender identity to this equation, the numbers look even worse.