Each is convinced of the rightness of their own cause, as well as the perceived ‘evil’ of those who oppose, as each ideology in many respects takes on the form of dogmatic religion.
Behaviour that began in the school restroom years earlier rears its ugly head in adulthood, as common sense proves no match for the injured ego. Part of the problem with our world is that the folks who make most of the big decisions haven’t left the playground any more than you or I.
Why is it okay for any country to prosecute a foreign national for alleged offences committed outside that country’s own shores? If the US can do this to Julien Assange, they can do it to anyone, anywhere, any time.
Age old differences in opinion and ethos separate otherwise good people, keeping them in conflict and mistrust. Wars are fought; innocent and vulnerable human beings suffer and die because of a selfish few power hungry individuals and their followers.
Julian Assange reportedly came up with Wikileaks during the late 1990s. Today, he’s languishing in a British prison, as he waits for potential extradition to the United States. This post is about why.
Just how much influence can, or should, one person and their private business organisation have in world politics? Here are some fun facts about Rupert Murdoch’s influence, not in any particular order.