With the increasing awareness of the impact of waste, there comes a desire to take action. It is very clear that most of the areas around us have a “garbage crisis”. The ground near bus stops is decorated with cigarette butts, grass fields full of plastic wrappers and bottles, theRead More →

Morality: what separates human from animal. Our ability to distinguish the difference between right and wrong is what we, as one entity, pride ourselves in. Different cultures have different ideas of right and wrong. Different religions prohibit different things. An example is the consumption of pork, which is prohibited inRead More →

“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” This idiom, common in many languages, captures the idea of instead of handing something to someone, you should teach them how to acquire it themselves, soRead More →

December is a time students tend to look forward to, since it is a break from attending school/university for several weeks. It’s is also a time where international students can look forward to going home and seeing their families and friends. December, however, can also be a very stressful timeRead More →

While visiting some primary schools in the villages outside Jordan’s capital, Amman, I found some really interesting remarks by some of the children’s mothers. I was there to record some feedback from the mother’s about the past two weeks they spent with their children at the school, preparing them forRead More →

A new report from the International Panel on Climate Change called individuals, governments and corporations to take major action in the attempt to combat climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The reports call for “drastic action on the policy scale, the business and industry scale, but also on partRead More →

The recipe to success has always been a simple one: work hard, work smart, and you will succeed. You will become a self-made person, an example of success, all thanks to your hard work. However, this is almost never the case. We are born with a set of privileges othersRead More →