Self Value By Dr Maria Seaman

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When there is a valuable “commodity”, there are two resounding aspects of how that “commodity” will be treated. 1. There will be those who see the beauty and benefit of the duplication of that “commodity”. 2. There are those who will see the beauty and benefit of the “commodity... Read more

Gun Crime: When Will Bermuda Deal With the Core Issues?

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A little more than a year-and-a-half ago, a reporter asked me and other political and community leaders whether the abatement, or lull, in gun violence in Bermuda then signalled that horrific trend had come to its long overdue end. I essentially said no. Realizing then that one season does not a ... Read more

Sharon Wilson: The Problem With Words

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I was packing away some winter clothing, I’ve been so slow about it, I figured I needed to hurry before it was winter all over again. Anyway, I was listening to an audio book when I heard a woman say to someone in the story: “You need to take responsibility for your life.” I smiled when I h... Read more

My Tribute To Muhammad Ali, By Rolfe Commissiong

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“Why should they ask me to put on a uniform and go 10,000 miles from home and drop bombs and bullets on brown people in Vietnam while so-called Negro people in Louisville are treated like dogs and denied simple human rights? No I am not going 10,000 miles from home to help murder and burn another ... Read more

What You Need To Know About Hemp, Cannabis, CBD And THC

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Hemp and cannabis are botanically the same plant, Cannabis Sativa. Hemp that is grown for industrial use contains less than 0.3% THC, and is used to make a variety of commercial and industrial products including rope, clothes, food, paper, textiles, plastics, insulation, biofuel and many more. ... Read more

“Falsified Curriculum” For Bermuda’s Children? Medicine Or Poison?

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“…there is something dreadfully wrong with an education/socialization process that leaves us ignorant of our past, strangers to our own people, apes of our oppressors: and creatures of habitual shallow thought and trivial values.” From the Foreword of ‘SBA: The Reawakening of the African Min... Read more

Letter to the Editor: Pot Hole Needs Fixing Now!

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The following was submitted to as a Letter to the Editor by Nerah-Lynn Wilson, 27, who lives near Prospect Primary School in Devonshire. Dear Editor: Four or five weeks ago, I, Nerah-Lynn Wilson fell in a pot hole and sprained my left foot, and messed up my knee as well. Thi... Read more

Sharon Wilson: What Are You Looking At?

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I have talked out loud to myself for most of my life and I taught my daughter to do the same. I must remember to ask her if she still has those ‘out loud’ conversations. Regardless of what they say, in my world it makes perfect sense to talk to one’s self. When she was a young child, ... Read more

Why The United Church Will Never Speak In Unity

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Expecting the church to unite on social issues that impact the very fabric of society is hopeful, but sadly is a dream that shall not come true. Let’s reflect and understand that even during the days that perfect Jesus walked among mankind, the church was never united. There were different bran... Read more

Lynda Hartley: Who Controls Our Food Supply?

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Last month I talked about how and why it is important to stay away from processed foods if you choose to stay healthy, but I only briefly touched upon why we are lured into buying them in the first place. If you ask our grocery store owners/wholesalers why they import less than optimal foods, the... Read more