“Discrimination and hate speech, the early warning signs of genocide, are on the rise everywhere,”
“We must do more to promote strong political leadership and resolute action against these dangerous trends. We must do more to live up to our commitment to liberate humanity from the scourge of genocide.”
In response to rising hate speech and discrimination worldwide, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has urged countries to take concrete steps to protect minorities and other communities at risk of genocide…
Let’s look at the World’s Best 10 Innovative Libraries which are visually stunning with modern designs and marvelous architectural details that make reading more fun and enjoyable.
Libraries were once a silent sanctuary of books assembled in temples to preserve the knowledge they contained. But thanks to the new era and technology, Libraries today are not only filled with beautiful shelves of books but also with dynamic tools and spaces, from multipurpose halls to podcast recording studios, workshops to gaming rooms. Libraries are built with unique architecture, innovative designs, open spaces to encourage visitors to look into racks, interact with other readers, and explore their creative sides turning libraries into social spheres. Libraries are trailblazing institutions that enrich minds, spread knowledge among the masses, and set examples for future generations.[…]
12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos is a 2018 self-help book by Canadian clinical psychologist and psychology professor Jordan Peterson. It provides life advice through essays in abstract ethical principles, psychology, mythology, religion, and personal anecdotes…
Saudi Arabia, Russia, Vietnam, Mexico, Egypt — all countries with repressive anti-democratic systems currently restricting access to free information. Even in supposedly democratic countries like the United States, the risk of censorship is not alien. Vigilance against information censorship is one of the most vital aspects of a functional democracy, and a functional society in general.
Sharing news and information, especially when it’s been banned by a government, is no easy task. How to disseminate — to share — that information becomes a matter of both undermining systems of control that seek to restrict it, and to present it in a manner that is accessible. If you can’t easily find and read the news, what good does it do?[…]
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