Is Custom Stronger Than Law?

Alina Kolpakchi Is Custom Stronger Than Law? “No written law has ever been more binding than unwritten custom supported by popular opinion,” said Carrie Chapman Catt, who was a persevering fighter for justice, during her speech in 1900 when she was elected president of the National American Women Suffrage Association 10 years after she had become involved in the association. What seems to be a nonsense now was a usual thing previously. Even uneducated immigrants and practically illiterate men from slums could vote. However, women could not, though some of them were well-educated and cognizant of political affairs. The aim … Continue reading Is Custom Stronger Than Law?


By Maryna Pereslavtseva Nowadays it is very important to be educated. It means to achieve knowledge not just in a narrow sphere, but also to be ready to participate in a usual talk with your interlocutor. Our knowledge consists of several pieces, and now I offer you to decry such part as art. To see into art is the most difficult thing, it can rival only with science if I can say so. The definition of art is very doubtful. But let us discuss the highlights. Firstly, we should settle the main idea of art. From my point of view, … Continue reading ART IN EVERYDAY LIFE

If I were a University Teacher

By Dendeberia AlexandraIf I were a university teacher I wouldn`t be the happiest person in the world. Of course working with students is very inspiring because they are young and full of energy, it has your brain train all the time. However, there are too many disadvantages here. The first issue is salary. To my mind, it`s really hard to become successful independent person working at university. Like other people around me I hate routine and red tape that we have in our country and university is the common place for these problems. Moreover, being a teacher you must be … Continue reading If I were a University Teacher