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WASHINGTON (AP) “Whom have I helped today?” That’s the question Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor tells kids she asks herself every night before she goes to sleep. Her new children’s book, Just Help! How to Build a Better World, challenges kids...

EDUCATION MUST result in purifying one’s perceptions. It must develop and coordinate moral and spiritual urges and ensure good character. While discriminating between ‘good’ and ‘bad’, the educated person must apply the criterion of service to...
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AS A student in the Department of History and Archaeology, Faculty of Humanities and Education, University of the West Indies, Mona, in 2004-2005, I was the recipient of the British Council’s Commonwealth Split-Site Doctoral Scholarship. For a...

Students! It is not enough to know what inner and external right conduct is. It is vital that both inner and external right conduct is practised. The ancient scriptures, the Vedas, declare ‘Speak Truth and Live according to Right Conduct’. Right...

Last month, patrons had been mulling over Kenyan Jamaican artist Mazola wa Mwashigandhi’s ‘Messianic Parables’ in his ‘Playground’ studio at Craig Hill in St Andrew. “Messianic Parables is a visual and poetic interrogation and reinterpretation of...

Drawing is a powerful tool of communication. It helps build self-understanding and can boost mental health. But our current focus on productivity, outcomes and “talent” has us thinking about it the wrong way. Too many believe the myth of “I can’t...

The role of teachers in our education system is extremely important and, very often, the various problems in schools are aggravated by teachers who are not professional, dedicated and committed. What are some of the qualities of a really...

Each year, thousands of people travel to the Turkish city of Konya to attend a weeklong series of events and ceremonies that mark the death of the 13th-century Islamic poet, scholar, and Sufi mystic Jalaladdin Rumi. Instead of mourning his death,...

In this book, Monty Howell. Milestones of life among Rastafari, Linda Ainouche, award-winning documentary director and anthropologist, conveys a unique, unrivalled, and moving insight into the life of Monty Howell, the little-known eldest son of...
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