The people in the hills, per our guide, had nothing in their heads, because they’d never gone to school. The government could tell them anything. This ensured a steady supply of people needing training and interrogation.
One problem with living in a society where it is frowned upon to speak out against the government, is that no one can speak up about stupid ideas.
There are old souls here with fresh faces.
The spirits felt disrespected and needed to be appeased.
On at least one occasion he miscalculates and whacks his face with a flaming metal orb. Thankfully, he does not combust.
This all happened some 25 years ago in a strongly, face-saving nation far, far away. A growing international primary and secondary school was trying to burnish its image and trying for accreditation. […]
Ran across a recent anti-anti-discrimination protest in Malaysia. One where a group of ethnic Malays were going to protest the UN ICERD. The International Convention to End Racial Discrimination. This is not […]
Men are pigs.
A sideways re-entry through the turnstile, after 31 hours in transit, breeching November had me thinking gratefully about pants. Namely my own pants. My travelling pants and how vital they are having […]