July 4, 1776: Congress Adopts the Declaration of Independence (Constituting America)

Far from being an American myself, its founding (history and values) always enthralled my attention. While its uniqueness may prevail in the history of human civilization, its important to remember the causes of independence from the King of England, the process of the declaration, what it was about, its key principles and historical significance. Hence, …

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The Fall of the West and the Rise of Post-Western Nations

Who hasn’t dreamt of emigrating to a Western country because of the higher standard of living and a social life that can be compared to Hollywood movies? Wasn’t Paris, the City of love or New York, the city that never sleeps on your bucket list of places to travel to and maybe start a new …

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10 Facts about Christian Persecution (For The Martyrs)

Have you ever wondered how often do our brothers and sisters in the different parts of the world suffer from persecution and religious violence? How they are constantly placed in a tight spot just because they believe in Christ? Approximately more than two hundred million Christians are facing high levels of persecution worldwide according to …

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News Articles and Race

References of racial division in media articles have only increased exponentially in recent years. "White supremacy", "Unconscious bias" and "police brutality" are now part of our vocabulary. Popular belief says it is because of the rhetoric of former President Trump that America is in this racial mess. Or others argue that "institutional racism" affects Blacks …

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My first poem: Faraway sigh (Lointain soupir)

When I was in 6th grade, I was already an aspiring writer. I loved expressing myself through words. Inspired through other people's poems, I wrote poems too (quite a lot). Poetry was a way to liberate myself and "engage with my emotions." Dwight Longenecker perfectly explains "Why you need poetry" in an essay. May it …

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4 Years to Remember – Achievements of a Contentious President

As promised in my previous post, I have written about successes of the Trump administration. In full account and details, 3 that I appreciated the most and 1 that I disliked. There are certainly more impacts of Trump's four years that can potentially be discussed. For now, I will stick to four main points: economy, …

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