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Daily Archives: July 27th, 2009

The Beautiful Sleep

  In an age when many people do not believe in immortality, Paradise is truly lost. Or is it? I like to question people about their views of life after death or, as the case may be, of non-life after death. Often, their ideas do not include a heavenly resurrection, but a state of long and lasting sleep. ”I will simply fall asleep,” they […]

The Decline of Matchmaking

  “The business of her life was to get her daughters married; its solace was visiting and news.”                                                                                          Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen Such is the bygone world of Austen’s Mrs. Bennet, mother of the legendary Elizabeth Bennet, who ultimately lands the most grumpy and charming man in all English literature. It is rare, if not unknown, for […]

The Fragile Male Income

  Karen from England writes in regard to Why We Must Discriminate: Men’s jobs are no longer secure as a consequence of globalisation, economic collapse and recession. Therefore women cannot rely on men as providers. This leaves many women with no option but to pursue careers and develop their own financial independence which provides them […]