If marriage is meant to create families—i.e. the building blocks of society—then weddings are part of the process in which societies are built. And interestingly enough, I find that even weddings that are not organised with community building in mind bring people together and develop strong bonds between them like few other events can. I… Read More Weddings Bells and Community Building
One of the most beautiful things about humanity is the diversity of the ways we have come up with for doing the same thing. One easy example: cooking. Various parts of the world do completely different things with the same ingredients, and all have the potential to taste excellent. I for one love having access… Read More The Many Ways of Channelling Beauty
In recent weeks, there has been an increasing number of negative comments on my Tumblr dashboard, my Twitter and Facebook feeds, and in the various opinion blogs I follow about Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s wedding choices, especially when it came to light that they are standing to make a lot of money off their… Read More We can also Profit from their Wedding: Why We Should not Talk Negatively about Kim and Kanye’s Big Day
Weddings are fantastic. Yes, the event is joyful, yes, the dress is usually gorgeous, yes, everyone is so happy, yes, it’s all so romantic, but most importantly of all, here are two people who are pledging that together, they are going to build a fortress of well-being and salvation that will become the fundamental building… Read More Building a fortress of… Wait, what exactly?