Charities try to get as creative as they can to find new ways of raising funds for the cause. The Mo Farah Foundation is no different, and why not take full advantage of a particular moment of triumph that caught the world’s attention during the London Olympics 2012. Yes, I am talking about Farah’s Mobot [...]
It seems not a week goes by without some news story involving Twitter abuse, just last week we had national coverage of a few stupid and offensive tweets sent to British Olympic diver Tom Daley. Now Twitter abuse has claimed another victim as Blue Peter presenter Helen Skelton closed her Twitter account as a reaction to abuse sent to her on the social networking site.
This month, the eyes of the world are on Great Britain. Our organisation and preparation skills will be examined by eager tourists, as will British society in general.
Student: “Those blowing themselves up and committing atrocities are using religion as an excuse for what they are doing.”
Me: “But you can find justification for all sorts of atrocities against non-believers, apostates and others in the Holy texts.”
Student: “How dare you say that! That is deeply offensive. Lots of us have faith and don’t go around doing the things you say that religious people do.”
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