Living an Ethically-Sourced Life (Anti-Slavery)

This is a second part of modern slavery posts, where advice and tips are given on what you can do everyday to live an ethically-sourced life.

Commitment to Conscious Consumerism

Hey there, welcome back! It's been awhile since I've written something like this even though I have been posting more poems lately, but I'm back on it now and have a whole range of posts coming up on various topics of social awareness. For those who are used to my poetry posts, hope you might... Continue Reading →

Reblogged: Breaking Down the American Dream

A person who fought through the obstacles to gain success in the mainstream music industry in order to achieve the American Dream, describes what he found at the end of the rainbow. A really great and raw message by the rap artist J Cole on what it means to be happy. Hope this pushes you further to re-evaluate your own goals and reconsider what it is you are working towards. Had to reblog this post because the message matches it so well. Check out the following link:

*Caution: slight profanity is used*

https://youtu.be/E6Wm8-DJKNk

Hayat Soulful

So we’ve all heard of The American Dream… perhaps it’s one of the reasons why you or your family might have moved to North America (yes, Canada can be included in the concept of the American dream as well), or maybe it is the factor that motivates you to work hard and push through the many obstacles that come your way. Basically the American Dream promotes the idea that anyone living in America can rise from “rags to riches” through hard work and dedication, even those who come from poor socioeconomic backgrounds. There is no differentiation in who can become successful or wealthy other than the effort one puts into the journey. This is a powerful concept

The American Dream has long evoked the idea that the next generation will have a better life than the previous one. Today, many Americans feel that dream is in jeopardy. The American Dream has long evoked the idea that the next generation will have a better life than the previous one. Today, many Americans feel that dream is in jeopardy.

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Breaking Down the American Dream

So we've all heard of The American Dream... perhaps it's one of the reasons why you or your family might have moved to North America (yes, Canada can be included in the concept of the American dream as well), or maybe it is the factor that motivates you to work hard and push through the many obstacles... Continue Reading →

Ethical Eating: I’m Interested, Now What?

From my previous blog post, Ethical Eating: What's the Big Deal? that discusses factory farming and the harsh environment in which animals are raised, many people have been asking me about alternatives to such meat and how they can incorporate this in their diet. The main concern I think from all the feedback I've been getting is the cost.... Continue Reading →

Ethical Eating: What’s the Big Deal?

"Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's need, but not every man's greed." - M.K. Gandhi It has been 5 and a half years since I made an active choice to not eat meat (other than unfertilized eggs) and yet I still occasionally get the concerning looks and commentaries from those around me. Why make... Continue Reading →

Exploring the Concepts of Collective Efficacy & Collective Disadvantage

Hey folks, welcome back! So I guess in my last blog I should have added a sixth reason for why I've decided to start blogging, which is this: Being a student of Criminology and Anthropology for 5 years during the journey of my H.BA, I have developed a keen passion for social and cultural issues.... Continue Reading →

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