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“Before we can forgive one another, we have to understand one another” – Emma Goldman

Roughly five minutes ago I sealed the envelope encasing what I’m hoping is the last handwritten letter to my father. Handwritten letters seems like an alien concept to most people my age; in fact, I highly doubt 90% of my peers have actually written a letter to someone. Why would they? What with phones and…… Continue reading “Before we can forgive one another, we have to understand one another” – Emma Goldman

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“The only source of knowledge is experience” – Albert Einstein

Experience in any career field is of utmost importance, but one could quite accurately argue that experience in the media industry is more important than most other fields. Wanting to be a journalist, work experience is the only assured way to be in with a good chance of being employable after I graduate. This means…… Continue reading “The only source of knowledge is experience” – Albert Einstein

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“Until we stop harming all other living beings, we are still savages” – Thomas A. Edison

As I look out of my bedroom window, I see a primary school filled with young children who one day will lead this country. I see them sat in their classrooms in their somewhat smart uniforms listening intently to their teacher. I see them run around the playground in their P.E kits competing in football…… Continue reading “Until we stop harming all other living beings, we are still savages” – Thomas A. Edison

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“Breasts are a scandal because they shatter the border between motherhood and sexuality” – Iris Marion Young

Whilst browsing the realms of my Facebook timeline earlier this week I came across a video of an Irishman verbally abusing and provoking an argument with a new mother on a train whilst she breastfed her tiny baby. I, like many, was stunned at how undeniably inconsiderate, rude and ignorant this man was, although I…… Continue reading “Breasts are a scandal because they shatter the border between motherhood and sexuality” – Iris Marion Young