Monthly Archives: March 2011

Orphaned Land – The Unification

Orphaned Land are better than John Lennon. This Israeli metal band completely subverts conflict in the Middle East. Their third album, Mabool, focused on the underlying unity of the three Arbrahamic religions, and The Never Ending Way of ORwarriOR continues this … Continue reading

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Unemployment and Mental Health in young people

The initial findings of the Understanding Society study make for interesting reading. The evidence that “unemployment is associated with worse mental well-being” fits with earlier studies, and the wide scale of this study will provide us with a range of insights in … Continue reading

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Why Europe ruled the World

In the nineteenth century, Western Europe was the economic powerhouse of the world. Its productive power was unmatched. This dominance was achieved at some point between 1500 and 1800, but pinpointing exactly when is a difficult task. This is made … Continue reading

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