Censorship pours cold water on creativity


The bottom line is that every country censors. Every country and everybody thinks that there should be censorship to some point. The problem is… where do we draw the line? According to the Webster dictionary, censorship means “to examine in order to suppress or delete anything considered objectionable.” But what is considered objectionable? Who makes the call? And to the benefit of whom is each call made? The censorship of information can cause major negative effects on mass societies as seen in the United States, China, and North Korea. The United States is a free country but whether we know it or not, we are censored and controlled too. Continue ...

TSA You’re Fired


On the morning of Tuesday, September 11th, 2001, four organized terrorist attacks led by the Islamic terrorist group Al-Qaeda hijacked four passenger airliners operated by two major United States air carriers. These four airline carriers departed from airports in the northeastern United States destined for California were hijacked by 19 terrorists. Two of the planes, Airlines Flight 11 and United Airlines flight 175, were rammed into the north and south buildings of the World Trade Center compound in Lower Manhattan, New York. A third plane, American Airlines Flight 77, was crashed into the Pentagon in Arlington County, Virginia which led to a partial collapse of the buildings west side. The fourth plane, United Airlines Flight 93, was originally flown toward Washington D.C., however, crashed into a field in Stonycreek administrative district close to Shanksville, Pennsylvania when the passengers took management of the plane. Continue ...

Compare and contrast


Fairy tales have been in lots of people’s childhoods and further years. There are two different stories about Cinderella. One was written by The Grimm Brothers, a group of German writers. The other version is by Charles Perrault a French writer. The Perrault version is a more fun and light version of the Grimm’s. These two stories have a ton of similarities and differences in their two stories. Both of these versions of the famous tale Cinderella are quite similar yet so different. To begin, in the Grimm version, the stepsisters cut off certain sections of their foot for the foot to fit the shoe. “Then the mother gave her a knife ‘ Cut off your toe’. When you are queen you will no longer have to walk on foot.”’ In the Perrault version the girls simply gave up and did not risk a part of their foot. Apart from, in the Grimm version the step mother told her to pick lentils from some ashes. “‘ I have put a bowl of lentils into the ashes for you if you can pick them out in two hours , then you may go with us.”’ The Perrault version says that she leaves without asking or saying anything. Furthermore, the last contrast is that she mourned the death of her mother. Continue ...