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A Brave New World, A World Without Rape


In India, a 23-year-old student takes a bus home from a movie and is gang-raped and assaulted so viciously that she dies two weeks later. In Liberia, in West Africa, an aid group called More Than Me rescues a 10-year-old … Continue reading

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Every Word Is A Tree


Humans have a remarkable ability to invent symbols systems such as Arabic numerals or the alphabet. This capacity is unique in the animal kingdom. Thus, one has to ask what is so special about the human brain that allows it to expand … Continue reading

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