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 Valery Oganov The Beatles are perhaps the most remarkable band of the last fifty years or so. Ask anyone in the street if they have ever heard of them, and the answer will certainly be positive in most cases. The universal truth to be reckoned with is that the Liverpool Four are considered the most influential band of the last ten decades, if not of all time. But why all the fuss? My opinion is not to be forced onto anyone, but rather to give an insight into the mind of the average music enthusiast. If one takes into … Continue reading What’s all the fuss about the Beatles?
By Yulia Pabat Body language and facial expressions are important parts of communicating face to face. Over the past number of years scientists have done a … Continue reading Communication and body language
Polina Kuznetsova Nowadays politics is considered one of the main topics for conversations. Personally, I have never taken much interest in political life. I seldom watch … Continue reading Politics and Magnetism
Just another dismal February day. On my way home I come across several posters with lovely offers for sweet couples to spend the night out in … Continue reading Post Valentine’s Day Post, or The Priceless
Would the world be a better place without technology? What kind of life would we have then? I wonder if you have ever tried not to … Continue reading Plug Yourself Out
St. Valentine’s is knocking at the gate, And she is waiting for this special day. Believing in inevitable fate, Her dreamy soul is flying far away… … Continue reading St. Valentine’s Gifts
Waiting for tomorrow is careless, as is expecting someone to give you a million while being a couch potato; it results in postponing the life full of … Continue reading Busiest Day of the Week
So, you’re sitting and listening to Lera’s fervent tales about her summer adventures in a German volunteer camp, about SCI and its opportunities, about how cool/splendid/incredible/marvelous … Continue reading Diary of an Obsessed Traveler-to-Be