Islamophobia

Islamophobia is one of the most important barriers between the east and the west. This causes non-Muslims (mostly Christians) to be afraid of Muslims without knowing the true nature of most of the Muslim community. This prejudice is usually caused by terrorist organizations, such as the Al-Qaida, instilling fear through suicide bombings or broadcasting executions…

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Leaks and Firewalls

On their website WikiLeaks define itself as “a not-for-profit media organization and our goal is to bring important news and information to the public.” They state that their mission is to “publish original source material alongside our news stories so readers and historians alike can see evidence of the truth.” Their mission statement on their…

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Bullying In Schools

Bullying is a major problem in many schools that should be solved as fast as possible. Bullying affects the education and development of many children in our day. Bullied children really get hurt psychologically. Some children who are affected by bullying also tend to act the same way to others in school. This also affects…

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Is there generation gap in today’s world?

When my parents were my age, the world was a different place. Every generation has its own characteristics and these qualities combined together create history. The generation I’m a part of is basically today’s world. My parents, at my age lived a completely different life in the 70s. Technology has developed in the last two decades, relationships have altered and, most importantly, priorities have changed.

Thirty years ago, teenagers didn’t go home and play Playstation or spend time on Facebook after school. Instead many young adults would be outdoors doing physical activities or, at least, doing something that  didn’t involve technology. My parents’ generation of people wasn’t used to “chatting” on the Internet, talking on the phone with friends or watching television series on portable “i-pads”. Even though my generation of people can’t imagine life without the Internet and a large part of our lives involve some kind of electrical gadget, the generations before us did not own a computer.

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