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Have you ever asked yourself that question? What happens to you when you commit genocide? Today I learned. The Burmese generals who ordered genocide today saw what the world would do to a criminal that has murdered tens of thousands of people and turned a million people into refugees. Mostly nothing!!!

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Child Abuse

Child Abuse


Posted By on Jun 4, 2018

This blog is a call to action.

There are various forms of child abuse. For this blog, I will limit it to the following:

  1. Neglect
  2. Physical abuse
  3. Emotional abuse

Neglect

Most abused children are often neglected by their parents and guardians. So, what constitutes neglect? According to National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, there are four types of neglect:

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I believe in free markets. I believe in and respect the legality of the 2nd amendment as long as it exists. But as we all know, there is a gun problem in the United States. The problem is not the loose availability of guns. I believe the problem is the externalities of guns.

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Cost of Freedom of Information

Cost of Freedom of Information


Posted By on Feb 5, 2018

Myanmar, for a long time, was a closed country ruled by a ruthless junta. Information was tightly controlled and thought was tightly regulated. But with revolutions and evolutions around the globe, Myanmar eventually opened up and information started to flow. First with magazines. Followed by satellite TV. And most recently, with the introduction of the Internet. Theoretically, more information and freer information is supposed to be a good thing. But it also has a dark side.

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The Contract
In Buddhism, there’s a social contract between two communities, the lay, and the monastic population. This social contract is like any other contract, it’s a promise of exchange of goods and services between two parties. For example, a school providing education to students and students, in turn, paying tuition. But in this case, the exchange is food and shelter for the monastic population in pursuit of nirvana with imparting of Buddha’s teachings to the lay population.

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Rohingyas Are NOT Special

Rohingyas Are NOT Special


Posted By on Jan 27, 2018

I am glad that the global media is focusing on issues in Myanmar. But I am also saddened by the fact that the focus is limited to the Rohingyas. If there’s one thing the Myanmar military is not, is that it is not racist. It is an equal opportunity organization that doesn’t discriminate oppression based on race.

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How Google Is Pushing Me to iOS

How Google Is Pushing Me to iOS


Posted By on Oct 25, 2017

I have consistently used both Android and iOS for the past few years. I generally had an iPhone and an Android phone, usually a Nexus. And I generally preferred Android. A little over a year ago, I started on my journey of slim-lining my gadget collection. I went on an Apple Rumspringa and committed to my Nexus 6P. When Pixel came out, I didn’t feel the need to upgrade and I didn’t like it enough either. My wife did get the Pixel and I was thoroughly impressed with the camera.

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Myanmar Telecommunication Law Subsection 66(d) is rather infamous for its ability to curtail freedom of speech in Myanmar. It is being used by the Myanmar military (former dictators), their cronies, Myanmar’s champion of democracy, NLD and its supporters to suppress journalist and critics.

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