People these days
People: I discuss humanity as someone who is outside, looking in. I have a mental illness and a history of emotional and physical abuse, so my perspective is not like anyone else's. Since childhood I've often felt like I'm not really a member of the human race. Eventually I began to isolate myself. Isolation shaped my view of human beings and human interactions. Those of us who believe they can't trust others often feel isolated. As a result they avoid humanity, this way nobody can hurt them. My life experience gives me a unique viewpoint of people, their behaviour and their beliefs.
Who Really Benefits From Institutional Racism?
Institutional racism is widely thought to be perpetrated only by whites who supposedly benefit from it. Here are several examples showing who really benefits.
Racism served an important purpose for our ancestors - to ensure genetic and social purity. A new perspective on racism which celebrates ethnic differences.
Things My Walker Taught Me
Iraj shares her surprising experiences with the public when she begins to use a walker. When it comes to accommodating the disabled, we have a long way to go.
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