Articles, comments, essays and tales about Iraq, travel stories, and its inhabitants.
Skin Care For Outdoor Adventurers - Exploration and adventure put our skin under strain and more risks than usual: Dryness and dust in the air, more sunlight than we are accustomed to, heat and wind in places like the sea, deserts and even ice fields may cause diverse skin problems.
Religion And Survival - We also should understand religion as a survival tool for perilous and dangerous situations, catastrophes and all sorts of disasters, for it is one thing that individuals can cling to whenever they have lost everything else. Religion should not be underestimated as a factor to motivate survivors.
Call It Iraq 2003 Or Just Plain Lynching - An explanation of why the governments of the United States and the UK should revise their strategies regarding Iraq and the rest of the world.
A brief reflection on market forces - Why market forces will never shape a really free world.
Are Democracies Decaying? - The war in Iraq made it evident that there are some alarming processes evolving right at the hearth of democracies.
About Leaders, Casinos and American Football - One of the things that any leader should avoid is the belief that problems would turn to solve themselves automatically; this 'Casino Mentality' puts any organisation at the mercy of fortune and this makes impossible any sensible planning.
Is There A Parallel Between Medieval Christian Society And Today's Islam? - For some, this comparison can be derogatory or even insulting, but it seems that at least, medieval Christianity and present-day Islamic world can be compared, or at least comparisons are tempting.
Islam Can Improve Its Public Image Worldwide - By acting in a violent way and exactly as what they pretend to criticise, Muslim fanatics put their own arguments at the same level that what they allegedly reject, and that puts them, by definition at an equally low or even lower level, for having seen something worn, instead of improving thins they embrace destruction.
The Creation Of The Ugly - Public servants were the objects of scorn and derision in humoristic as well as religious ways a long time ago already, when the Sumerians ruled in the Middle East; so tells us the myth of the creation of the ugly, and if even such an old myth derided public functionaries, it must be for a well-founded cause...
Regions, Continents and Countries - Articles, essays, comments and tales about different regions, continents and countries of the world dealing in each with case aspects of their society, culture, economy, geography, folklore, history, regional products, sports and outdoor activities, and other things of interest fot any traveller.
Geography and Outdoors / Navigation and Maps - Learn how to navigate using maps, a compass, gps systems or simply by observing natural formations - Find your way whenever you get lost in the wilderness.
Travel and Tourism - Advice and recommendations for travellers and tourists - Avoid complications in your trips.
Leaders and Leadership - Compilation of articles and courses on leadership: how leaders arise, natural leaders, how to learn to lead, educating leaders, etc.
Groups and Organisations - Assorted articles related to human groups and organizations, as much commercial (companies or corporations) like without profit aims (associations or foundations).
Outdoors / Ecology, Nature and Environment - Ecological problems, their possible solutions and feasible and sustainable measures that you can take in order to contribute to care for and improve the relationship between humankind and the environment.
Social Sciences / Politics and Political Problems - Articles and insights of citizens who ponder about national and international politics and political problems, politicians, government policies, chariy projects and others that have current leading roles in our world, taking into consideration social and environmental issues.
Society / Globalisation / Antiglobalisation - Corporate and gubernamental political players worldwide support globalisation. People in general, however, tend to oppose this process as it unfolds now, causing widespread hunger, unemployment and poverty while less than 5% of humankind benefits from it.
Arts, Crafts and Artists - An assortment of articles dealing with our ways to express, create and learn about arts and crafts, as well as artistic products in the context of history, museums and various disciplines such as plastic and performing arts, cienam, photography, literature, etc.
Outdoor Activities / Exploration and Expeditions - Whether your interest lies within expeditions and trips or you want to learn about different uncharted places, tricks of the trade and possibilities, start reading this section.
Outdoor Photography - Recommendations and advice for photographers and people who like to make pictures out in the wilderness.