Tag Archive: apathy

May 28 2014

Intolerance and the rise of fascism

Tolerance of differing views and opinions is the foundation of a free society.  Throughout history, elimination of opposition through the suppression of free speech has been one of the first steps taken by fascists determined to seize power in order to control a society. People who tolerate intolerance empower these fascists.  If you remain silent …

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Apr 10 2013

Human trafficking

It’s her eyes and innocent face that first grab your heart. At least they grabbed mine. Annika, a delicate young girl, has been unwittingly handed into virtual slavery by her homeless father. Sweatshop labor and sex-for-sale portend a bleak future. She seems precious, blameless, so undeserving of this hell. But life is cheap for an …

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