Weekly Brief #1

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Quotes regarding the power of belief to make oneself extraordinary, the importance of oneself to blaze his own trail, my favourite quote on the power of knowledge, and our responsibility to stand up against evil (in the words of Edmund Burke).

I recommend an amazing article I’ve read on crucial skills of maximum utility that everyone should possess by their 20s, along with another equally amazing book on 21 speeches which shaped our world accompanied by apt commentary by a noted specialist.

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It is insane to make Wonder Woman a UN Honorary Ambassador

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The UN has recently reached a consensus to appoint the comic character Wonder Woman its Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Women and Girls.

In this blog, I argue why designating a hypersexualized, superheroine goddess with unattainable body proportions and sex appeal as an inspiration for women on an international platform defeats the very purpose of doing so.

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Book Review: I’m Yours… Forever…

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“Once in many years you come across a piece of writing which brutally challenges your most dearly-held preconceptions about fine writing.”

It is difficult to express in words how amazing this debut novel by 17 year-old Samragngi Roy is. The quintessential teenage romantic thriller.

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