Justice: What’s The Right Thing To Do? Episode 05: “HIRED GUNS”
PART ONE: HIRED GUNS
During the US Civil War, men drafted into war had the option of hiring substitutes to fight in their place. Professor Sandel asks students whether they consider this policy just. Many do not, arguing that it is unfair to allow the affluent to avoid serving and risking their lives by paying less privileged citizens to fight in their place. This leads to a classroom debate about war and conscription. Is today’s voluntary army open to the same objection? Should military service be allocated by the labor market or by conscription? What role should patriotism play, and what are the obligations of citizenship? Is there a
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Ten Things a Hindu Can Do When Using English Language
Ramnagar Ram Leela,Painting By Sunil Kr Vishwakarma Jee
Hindus meaning the people of the Indian Subcontinent have been severely challenged over the past 1400 years. The region has been invaded and a great deal of their culture distorted or destroyed. The land we call India today is a remnant of the ancient Hindustan that stretched from Burma (Myanmar) to Persia.
It is from this broad region that language, ideology, numbers and our sciences originated. All these things have been taken around the world and used for divergent purposes yet the Hindu origins have been sidelined, derided and even despised.
1400 years of destruction have left India battered and bruised,
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And crimes against our children
All to frequently we hear news stories of children being bludgeoned to death by their parents, forgotten and dying of heatstroke and exhaustion when locked in cars. We also hear of the paedophilia gangs and the owners of child porn websites being busted by law enforcement agencies.
In addition to the general utility and sex crimes committed against children, huge numbers are kidnapped and sold into slavery with the have no rights or freedoms. All around the world it’s estimated that every year, tens of millions of children suffer as a result of adult abuse and brutality.
Within Islam, paedophilia is legal and normalised, but the problem has increased in non-Islamic countries to the
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A temporary release from suffering
When we consider the nature of our lives, a great many of us are trapped in some kind of suffering as a result of external politics and conditions as well as problems we create for ourselves. Pleasure involves our senses of perception be it physical, mental or emotional with spiritual pleasure or ecstasy the highest emotion.
Suffering and unhappiness is not what we are designed for, it’s simply a consequence of a whole lot of stuff either real or unreal. The baseline for human well-being is peace from which happiness, joy, bliss and ecstasy can flower.
However when people are suffering, pleasure offers a temporary respite and yet it has also become
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Yoga Asana Series
Warming up for exercise – cat stretch
Getting your body warmed up and moving before stronger exercise is important and it’s not just heat. Consider that if you’ve come from another activity, just woken from sleep, been sitting at a computer or doing some other from physical labour. Your body will be imbalanced and the purpose of the warm up sequences is bring your body parts and systems onto the same ‘page’.
This is a good opportunity to become aware of your physicality and any areas where muscles may be tight or fatigued. Warm ups prepare the body and mind before doing a stronger exercise which may have the potential to injure.
One of the most
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I Was About To Marry My Lover Till I Saw His Facebook Messages:
There are many charming young men seeking attractive girls for pleasure and sometimes to wed. This is a cautionary tale about dating a Muslim boy and how she saved herself ‘just in time’.
What I Saw, I’ll Never Be Able To Forget. I am an army brat who has led a very liberal and easy going life. Integrity and honesty were my first and foremost virtues. I belonged to no city because we were transferred every 3 years. Adaptability was my biggest asset.
He belonged to a typical conservative Muslim family living for years in a notorious town of west UP. The family was
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Will we pay a price for our pleasure and conveniences?
In most families, children are taught and encouraged to do their share to help maintain families and communities. This is natural and they can take pride in their contribution. But in the situation that has become more prevalent in the modern world is that children are being forced into lives of hard labour to help maintain adults who should know better in lives of privilege.
This is one of the darker sides of capitalism where in the case of mining, minerals are taken/stolen from the earth and much of the labour is performed by children were often paid so little that they remain perpetually malnourished and are constantly abused.
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India’s loss to foreign invaders
Awake IndiaJai Shiva Consecration of AdiYogi in Coimbatore Youtube
Over 1400 years, India has been raped and exploited by foreigners with different ideologies. It’s somehow ironic that the underlying ideologies of the Arabs, the Greeks, British, French and others are all based of seeds of knowledge from India that have been genetically manipulated.
From a psychological perspective, these invasions are akin to the children attacking their mothers for India is the mother of all nations. Many historians disagree, but the scientists agree that without India’s contribution of knowledge and wisdom, our world could not have developed as it has.
An ancient civilization where Dharma prevailed, India consisted of many polarized societies led by
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Could it become Europe’s first Islamic State?
Currently 59.5 million people – nearly 1 percent of the world’s population – are refugees, asylum seekers or internally displaced and half of them are children.
The case of Sweden
The Swedes have taken in more than their fair share of refugees and Muslims account for about 5% of the country’s 9 million people and a backlash against immigrants is building. But it may be too little too late.
In 2016, Sweden received 28,939 asylum seekers. Yet Sweden is a predominantly Christian country in northern Europe but most asylum seekers to Sweden came from three Muslim countries in the Middle East: Syria (5,459), Afghanistan (2,969) and Iraq (2,758).
Why is it that people
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The destroyers of the world
It’s a popular opinion that we live in free and fair democratic societies where human rights apply, and that every individual has rights and freedoms according to their class. All those rights and freedoms are decided by the individual, and providing they don’t cause harm to anyone that matters, almost anything is permissible.
At an individual level, rights and freedoms are limited by laws and social conventions, but at a governmental or corporate level, things are very different. As a society we have fair degree of tolerance towards small-time bludgers and scam artists who if they are caught may suffer a loss of assets and sometimes prison time.
At a governmental and corporate level,
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