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Defining personal identity

April 26, 2010

At the boarding gate on my way to India from London, I was confronted with a profound sense of changing identities in the modern world.
A Muslim woman in front of me was having her passport and boarding pass checked by a male member of staff. The woman was dressed in traditional Islamic gear with her [...]

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Building connections

April 22, 2010

It seems strange that a silly thing like an ash cloud could cause so much chaos that it would dominate news stories, and generate losses of £130m a day for the airline industry. It even bumped the UK election campaign from its top position, unashamedly showing how fickle our minds and attention spans are.
I digress [...]

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Are we losing our social skills?

March 6, 2010

I watched “Up in the Air” last night on DVD, and if you haven’t seen it yet, I highly recommend it. It’s refreshingly “real” and balances human emotions with technology and realities of our society and economy very well.
Undoubtedly the awesome performances of George Clooney and Anna Kendrick leave you wanting more. But the central [...]

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