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Pope Francis, Russian Orthodox patriarch to meet in Cuba

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"After a split of more than 1,000 years, the persecution of Christian by extremists in the Middle East and Africa have brought the two churches closer."

 

Pope Francis and the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next week in a first-ever encounter between the heads of the Catholic and Russian Orthodox churches since the Great Schism of 1054.

 

Tags: religion, Christianity.


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Megan Mattei GIS's curator insight, February 7, 11:41 AM

This meeting is very monumental for the Christian faith and all its sectors because the two heads of each faith have not met in 962 years. Hopefully this meeting will only bring positive outcomes especially for the Christians being persecuted in the Middle East. It will be interesting to see if the two leaders continue to meet and make actions towards peace in the Middle East together. If the people of both faiths truly believe and carry out what their faith teaches, there will not be any problems with this meeting or continued action among the Christian faiths. 

Seth Dixon's curator insight, February 14, 4:06 PM

This isn't just about religion though...a meeting of this magnitude has geopolitical significance

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These twins can teach us a lot about racial identity

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Maria says she's black and Lucy says she's white. Together, they prove none of this makes sense.

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Carlee Allen's curator insight, May 17, 2015 11:35 AM

A news reporter from the UK congratulates one twin for turning out lighter than her sister, who has black skin. The parents of the twins are mix-gendered, (one of them is black and one of them is white), so one of the twins got her looks from her mom and other one got her looks from her dad.

 

 

I found the video very racist! I don't know what the news reporter was thinking at all! But, I think that it is really cool that they are twins, and are different genders.

Alexa Earl's curator insight, May 24, 2015 12:20 PM

The idea that these 2 girls are related just shows that race shouldn't have anything to do with who we are as people. We learned about equality in many units and I am amazed that something like this has even happened. 

Tori Denney's curator insight, May 26, 2015 8:36 PM

Ethnicity - Ethnicity is a socially defined category of people who identify with each other based on common ancestral, social, cultural or national experience. The girls shown in the pictures came from the same mother, and have the same father, but of course they are fraternal twins. Most people would categorize the red headed girl as white, and the brunette as black or African American, both with completely different backgrounds, and it never crossing their minds that these girls could be related at all. Due to society's categorizing of skin color, people have grown to believe wrong about ethnicity. The color of one's skin has nothing to do with a person's family history or heritage. These twins prove that society is racist when it comes to assuming the ethnicity of a person.

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Musées De l'amphore au conteneur - lamuse

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Coup de coeur LAMUSE pour cette exposition à voir en famille à Paris, avec des enfants dès 8 ans. Une excellente idée de sortie en famille pour le week-end...


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Palais Garnier - Opera house and famous monument in paris

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Palais Garnier, symbolizes Paris as the most popular opera house in the world for performing art & architectural skill where musical festivities were held.


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La logistique urbaine, l'amphore et le bieroduc

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L’exposition en cours au Musée de la Marine, de l’amphore au conteneur, est très logistique et nous apporte un moment de recul par rapport aux problématiques actuelles de transport. De l’amphore au...

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just great to realize how man has changed his ways of trading... and still trade !

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Cinema Queer International Film Festival - Stockholm

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Get ready for Sweden’s largest queer film festival! The 9-12 of October Cinema Queer presents some of the best Swedish and international queer films, arranges talks and parties!


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Where Has All the Water Gone?

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"Once the fourth-largest lake in the world, Central Asia's shrinking Aral Sea has reached a new low, thanks to decades-old water diversions and a more recent drought." 


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Nicholas A. Whitmore's curator insight, December 13, 2015 3:52 PM

An unfortunate side affect of unregulated growth and mismanagement. This turn of events has led to many losing their livelihoods and more than likely has led to the abandoning of at least some villages/towns that may have depended on the Sea. Another great tragedy of all this is the damage to the wildlife in the region. Who knows the kinds of species that were lost. It is a sad day when a landmark disappears and for the Aral Sea it would appear it will become nothing more than a historical memory like the Rubicon. I at least hope something will be done to restore it by finding another place for the cotton production but given this is a dispute involving multiple countries it is unlikely to happen at least in the short term.

Benjamin Jackson's curator insight, December 14, 2015 11:21 AM

this is a demonstration of why you shouldn't just try to alter the environment that you are relying on for  your entire existence in a way that will have effects that you cannot possibly predict.

Adam Deneault's curator insight, December 14, 2015 3:22 PM

The Aral Sea, a once very large sea, is becoming a dried up sea bed. Human irrigation has played an important roll in the decline of the sea. Irrigation created canals and damns that led to the the peoples crops. Since the 1960's when irrigation was started the sea has dried up creating very large beds of salty sand. This sand was not just located around the sea but dust storms pick up the sea and deposit it on the land around the sea creating very large swaths of land that are infertile. This also creates health problems from the salt settling on the crops of the people. 

The dried up sea also creates a environmental issue of less evaporation and less rain for the crops. This also breaks down the ecological system. a area that was once booming with wildlife has been diminished to just 32 species down from the 174 it used to be. what this area needs is a enormous rainstorm or a massive ice melt that hopefully be enough to re establish the sea. This is more then likely not going to happen but its what it needs.

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Kinvara’s boycott of Israeli goods

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Businesses and consumers in Kinvara have taken a collective stand against Israel’s actions in Gaza b...

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What Everybody From The North Needs To Understand About The Traffic Disaster In Atlanta

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"Republicans want to blame government (a Democrat thing) or Atlanta (definitely a Democrat thing). Democrats want to blame the region’s dependence on cars (a Republican thing), the state government (Republicans), and many of the transplants from more liberal, urban places feel the same way you might about white, rural, southern drivers. All of this is true to some extent but none of it is helpful."


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Melissa Marie Falco-Dargitz's curator insight, November 3, 2014 12:13 PM

   AH, only government could make such a mess out of snow. It seems impossible to get anyone to agree to anything. Solutions need to be found in ways to work together. I think snow is the least of the issues here. It just doesn’t happen often enough to be of great concern. But city, state and local governments need to learn to work together for the best interests of their constituents. 

 

Edgar Manasseh Jr.'s curator insight, January 30, 2015 2:46 PM

Atlanta's struggles with 2 inches of snow was a hilarious sight. I mean its funny for us Northerners but not for them. We are used to driving our big large trucks over 6 inches of snow but for them its like a global error, they see it as the end of the world. A friend of mine from Goergia who moved up here in the north says its hard for him to get through the snow now, because he is adjusting to the climate by wearing coats and etc. So i guess its like the same thing for Northerners when a Tornado occurs  around our area we freak and panic.

Adam Deneault's curator insight, December 4, 2015 9:09 PM

to me, as a native born northerner, right here in RI, it is funny to hear that a state gets freaked out by a little bit of snow, when to me, two inches of snow is not even an amount to cross my mind when it snows. I used to know a guy that attended school here at RIC, I met him in my French class my first year here. He grew up in San Diegeo his entire life and only moved here when he married his wife. He told me the very first time it snowed here he was on a highway, got nervous because he never had to drive in snow before and said he when he came across the closest bridge, he parked under it. I even have a friend now that said when he was in basic training for the USAF in Texas, it had snowed one night and his Drill Instructors cancelled drill for the day because the base was not equipped with proper snow removal machines or shovels. 

 

as for the government wise, there was a paragraph explaining how should people be trained? because if they are trained now and it does not snow again until 2020, those people probably moved on with other jobs and have new ones, so what about the new untrained people? I think, that even though it is not likely to happen, the new people should have a brief training on snow removal. 

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Should travelers boycott anti-gay and anti-trans countries?

Should travelers boycott anti-gay and anti-trans countries? | Life is wonderful ! | Scoop.it
LGBTI Travel Show debate will ask experts and visitors: Should you refuse to visit homophobic and transphobic countries for business and leisure?

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yes, defenitely ! and that's what a lot of us are doing already !

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Gay Traveler's curator insight, January 16, 2014 11:15 AM

Potentially an interesting discussion this Sunday in London.

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Lessons on sexual consent 'lacking'

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Almost a third of young people said they did not learn about sexual consent in sex education lessons, says a survey from the National Children's Bureau.


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Income inequality seen in satellite images from Google Earth

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Nice visual on differences in income, with associated paper.  No stats needed here; a simple exploratory/observational curiosity is all you need.  A great starter for classroom discussions/lab activities. Start with this primer where you can see the distinct difference.


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Christian Madison's curator insight, January 13, 2014 7:28 PM

Well first of all I'd have to think on the bright side of life on the poor side. And on the other side, the rich side, I'd have to not take things for granted. On the poor side you'd have to use everything to it's limit and not waste a bit. While on the rich side it doesn't really matter that much.

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@Sherryn Kottoor made some excellent points about the pictures. In the diagram, it shows the poor vs. the rich. It clearly proves how there is a big difference between the two. The rich have more access to things, that the poor don't. The poor are also not as fortunate when it comes to living and education.
Marcelle Searles's curator insight, January 25, 2014 4:47 AM

useful for Year 8 and Year 11 Geography units.

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How Music Makes Us Feel Better

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The idea that music can have therapeutic value is far from new, and the data supporting it have grown even stronger…

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Andrew McCluskey's curator insight, December 13, 2013 1:42 PM

Interesting summary piece from the New Yorker a few months ago - the main focus being a study in Japanon recovery rates of mice after heart surgery with some groups being exposed to music and some not.  The takeaway - along with other studies referenced is that music is good for you and can make you feel better.  There's an interesting essay from Kimberly Sena Moore who used this article to question the whole idea that it's just "Music makes you feel good."  Her point is that music does so much more than just help in recovery, there are so many areas in which music affects us that distilling it down to just making you feel good seems a bit sophomoric and basic.  You can read Kimberley's post here:  http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/your-musical-self/201312/music-its-more-feel-good

Angie Mc's curator insight, December 14, 2013 9:22 PM

Music heals and uplifts. 

Lindsay Ahmann's curator insight, January 11, 2014 9:19 PM

I found this article very interesting because this could be the next big thing in medical advances. If they find music to help the healing process, we could improve our surgical survival rates along with our recovery from other diseases. As long as the patient finds the music enjoyable, it is proven to show accelerated recovery. Being able to test this experiment and find positive results is really a cool thing because it shows how our body responds to certain noises and frequencies.

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Track 61: The Mysterious Abandoned Underground Railway Beneath New York's Waldorf Astoria Hotel - Urban Ghosts

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The abandoned Track 61 railway siding beneath the Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York City dates to the construction of nearby Grand Central Terminal.

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These Amazing Maps Show the True Diversity of Africa

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"African countries are also quite diverse from an ethnic standpoint. As the Washington Post's Max Fisher noted back in 2013, the world's 20 most ethnically diverse countries are all African, partially because European colonial powers divvied up sections of the continent with little regard for how the residents would have organized the land themselves. This map above shows Africa's ethnographic regions as identified by George Murdock in his 1959 ethnography of the continent."

 

Tags: Africa, colonialism, borders, political, language, ethnicity.


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Chris Costa's curator insight, October 27, 2015 4:51 PM

We have seen the repercussions of ethnic tensions play out in the Balkans, the Middle East, and even in the United States, and Africa is no exception. Arbitrarily drawn national borders- the remnants of European colonialism- means that there is often significant ethnic diversity within many African nations. Although this creates interesting blends of language and culture, it has often bred violence in many countries, perhaps most notably in South Africa and Rwanda. Although many members of the West like to lump the entire continent into a single category, this could not be further from the truth. The second largest continent with extreme biodiversity, it has bred thousands of languages and hundreds of different cultural backgrounds, sometimes within a single country. It is important for the West to understand the complex make-up of the African continent in order to avoid the Eurocentric assumptions many Westerners make when discussing the continent. There isn't a single "Africa"- there isn't even a single "Nigeria," but rather a multitude of different peoples and cultures, equally as complex as those found in other regions of the world. This map does a very good job at illustrating the complexity and richness of the continent.

Mark Hathaway's curator insight, October 30, 2015 7:20 AM

People often underestimate how diverse Africa really is. We often have the tendency to lump all Africans together in one large ethnic group. The actual number of different ethnic groups in Africa is rather staggering. This map can also be used as a partial explanation for the amount of ethnic conflict in Africa. Often times, these ethnic groups are squashed together in states with poorly drawn borders. Under that situation, ethnic conflict becomes inevitable.

Patty B's curator insight, February 11, 4:52 PM

This map of Africa not only shows the true diversity of the African continent, but it represents the diversity that truly exists everywhere on a global scale. In many ways, people are the same everywhere you go. But people are also vastly different in a multitude of ways. In a highly globalized society it has become easy to focus on the similarities between the people of different countries, but the fact of the matter is that no matter how far reaching a corporation’s influence is, we are always talking about and dealing the individual lives. Towns, cities, states, countries, continents are all comprised of individuals and our society today makes it difficult to remember that by focusing on group statistics and other forms of impersonal data (not to say those tools are useless, there just needs to be a balance between the tools used). Each person that falls within any group being examined or categorized is vastly unique in a variety of other ways and I think this map brings that notion to light. As someone born in the U.S., I would never think of Africa as such a diverse place. Not even close as a matter of fact. It really is easy to examine Africa as a country instead of a continent. I think that goes for many continents, including Europe. We often think of the U.S. as being the melting pot and the most diverse place, but the article points to the fact that 20 of the world’s most diverse countries happen to be in Africa. 

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Take A Mouth-Watering Tour Of School Lunches From Around The World

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Eating at the school cafeteria could've been amazing if you grew up almost anywhere but the U.S.

 

Tags: agriculture, food distribution. 


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Emily Bian's curator insight, March 25, 2015 5:53 PM

This is a really cool article! I always enjoy looking at food from around the world, so I automatically scooped this when I saw it. This is a article with a slideshow of school lunches around the world. At the very end of the photo slide, there is a photo of an American school lunch which is pretty embarrassing compared to Brazil and Finland. This photo series was taken by SweetGreens, and the school lunches were put together to represent an average school lunch, not necessarily what they have every day. 

They talk about how each country eats what is grown around them, while US is processed food like chicken nuggets and chocolate chip cookie.

I really want to move to Brazil and eat their school lunch, haha! It looks so good. For dessert in Finland, they have a berry crepe on their plate! That's awesome! If you have some free time, then be sure to check this out! 

5) Interdependence among regions of food production and consumption

Raychel Johnson's curator insight, May 25, 2015 6:46 PM

Summary: This article showed a series of pictures, which showed traditional school lunches of different countries. Greece's lunch included a Mediterranean diet, while Brazil's had rice and beans with greens, and the United States had its classic chicken nuggets, chocolate chip cookie, and mashed potatoes. The goal of this article was definitely to show what foods were incorporated into different cultures and climates.

 

Insight: Food is one example of a cultural trait, and quite a prominent one. Tradition may prohibit or encourage eating a certain kind of food, while long term climate also makes a large difference on the crops traditional grown in a country. 

Colleen Blankenship's curator insight, February 10, 9:16 AM

This is an excellent way to compare the impact that agriculture and culture in general have on our schools! 

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10 Abandoned Nuclear Bunkers, Missile Silos & Ammunition Dumps - Urban Ghosts

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Abandoned nuclear bunkers, missile silos and ammunition dumps from World War Two to the Cold War exist across Europe, Asia and the former Soviet Union.

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why not use them for today's purposes ?

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Zim Shipping “On The Ropes” In Oakland As Activists Prepare To Block The Boat Again

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A diverse coalition of pro-Palestine activists and organizations prepare to return to stop Israel’s largest maritime cargo corporation from unloading cargo at the Port of Oakland, costing the Israeli shipping company money and time and hurting its reputation.

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Israeli settlers raid Palestinian village

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Israeli settlers raid a Palestinian village in the northern occupied West Bank.

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Mozart as Medicine: The Health Benefits of Music

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Learn about the health benefits of music and how to use music therapy to relieve stress, reduce pain, and improve your health.

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Andrew McCluskey's curator insight, August 20, 2014 1:51 PM

Long but well put together article that looks at the current research on music therapy.  The main takeaway is that the majority of studies are flawed and don't really define how the clear benefits associated with music therapy are attributed.  More research is needed - but there is the final point - that undoubtedly music does have a positive benefit and unlike all the pills and other procedures - there are no negative side effects!

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Incroyables Comestibles Québec: Invitation à toute la population de Québec !

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Invitation à toute la population de Québec !
Journée portes ouvertes à La Butineuse (239, avenue Proulx)
Samedi 8 juin 2013 de 10 h à 16 h
Au programme :
Visites guidées du toit-jardin
Conférence de Michel et Josée du Potager urbain de Drummondville
Vente de semis de tomates, fines herbes, etc., tous bio ! (Premier arrivé, premier servi, quantités limitées)
Rallye parent-enfant
Plantation symbolique des bacs d’Incroyables Comestibles
C’est un rendez-vous à ne pas manquer !

Propagez la bonne nouvelle dans vos réseaux !

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Why Songs Get Stuck in Your Head

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Enjoyable now; maddening later.

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Andrew McCluskey's curator insight, January 17, 2014 7:36 PM

This article is really a primer for the book that goes with it - On Repeat: How Music Plays the Mind, by Elizabeth Hellmuth Margulis.  As an introduction to earworms and the psychology behind it - it reads terribly academically and before you know it you're deep in existential exposition from a Freudian theorist - awesome!   Still - if you're into music psychology it's worth a read and the book does look interesting.

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How people in Muslim countries prefer women to dress in public

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Even as publics in many of the surveyed Muslim-majority countries express a clear preference for women to dress conservatively, many also say women should be able to decide for themselves what to wear.

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mjonesED's curator insight, January 18, 2014 5:02 PM

For our colleagues who might be traveling in the middle east.

Tracy Galvin's curator insight, May 5, 2014 2:57 PM

I am not sure if it is because I am an independently raised western woman but this whole article seems to completely address women as property.  I realize that some countries are much stricter than others but it is not something I can comprehend.

Brian Wilk's curator insight, March 22, 2015 7:09 PM

It appears our friends in Saudi Arabia like their women to be almost completely hidden from view with 74% claiming that the most appropriate dress is to have no more than the eyes showing while in public. Pakistan is the second most tolerant at a distant 35%. Overall, the most popular "form" for women in public is to show the facial region only with 44% of countries surveyed agreeing. On the other end of the spectrum is Lebanon who think that women with no head dress is appropriate nearly half the time. Turkey is in second with 32% believing that this is okay.

Put another way, Lebanon thinks it is okay for their women to dress with no head dress by a 15-1 ratio over the Saudi's. Unbelievable that I am writing about this in the year 2015. The Middle East should allow more than the middle of their women's face to be shown. Lebanon seems to be the most tolerant, let's hope the rest of the countries can follow their lead.

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Eastern and Western Europe divided over gay marriage, homosexuality

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Recent developments in Croatia and Scotland highlight a stark divide between Eastern and Western Europe on the topic of same-sex marriage.

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Alyssa Dorr's curator insight, December 16, 2014 6:14 PM

Of course everyone has their different views on gay marriage. It is always a topic that gets a lot of discussion and debate. This map highlights a divide between Eastern and Western Europe on the issue of same-sex marriage. In Western Europe, many nations have made same-sex marriage legal. However, other nations are opposing to such actions. According to this map, the darkest blue represents the highest percentage of people in each country who agree with same-sex marriage. As the shades of blue get lighter, this represents less and less people who believe in same-sex marriage. According to a survey taken in May of 2013, Spain, Belgium, Germany, and The Netherlands were in strong agreement for gay marriage. Relatively few people in Poland and Hungary were supportive of same-sex marriage. The cross-continental divide has led to talk about whether the Netherlands might grant asylum to gay and lesbian Russians seeking to escape that country’s anti-homosexual “propaganda” law. This was a measure passed this past June by a 436-0 vote in the Russian parliament.

Jason Schneider's curator insight, February 12, 2015 6:19 PM

It makes sense that the western side of Europe agree that homosexuals should have their rights because I believe that since most of the eastern part the United States passed the laws of same-sex marriage, it was able to spread overseas directly towards Europe. However, homosexual rights agreement have yet to spread throughout the eastern side of Europe. According to rt.com, 85% of Russia's population are against homosexuality. So with that being said, homosexuality freedom is agreed mostly in the United States/Atlantic Ocean/Western Europe range.

Kevin Cournoyer's curator insight, May 6, 2015 9:55 AM

This map shows the different degrees of acceptance of homosexuality among European countries. Just by looking at the map, you can see that there is a clear divide between Western and Eastern European thoughts on homosexuality. Western European countries seem to be much more accepting and tolerant of homosexuality than their Eastern counterparts. 

 

This speaks to two major factors that divide Europe in general: religion and politics. Many of the countries that have low tolerance for homosexuality are former parts of the USSR. Having been formerly aligned with the strict and intolerant ideologies of Communism, it is not surprising that these countries would not accept homosexuality or support gay marriage. Though the West is certainly not a paragon of tolerance itself, it can at least be seen as more tolerant relative to the former Soviet Socialist Republics. Therefore, it is not a stretch to imagine that they may be more accepting of homosexuality than those former members of the USSR. Eastern Europe is also an area largely dominated by Orthodox Christianity, a stricter form of Christianity than what one would find in the Protestant denominations of the West. Some Western European countries also have large atheist populations. This is not to say that atheists are automatically more accepting, but to assume some correlation between tolerance and a rejection of moral governance by religion would not be unreasonable. So though this map shows only how different countries stand on the acceptance of homosexuality, it can also be used to show the religious and political divides that exist within Europe. 

 

 

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Nelson Mandela In History - SpyGhana.com

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He was the quintessential shining knight in armour in the historic and magnificent struggle for justice and freedom in South Africa; and he met freedom's challenge on the firing line. Nelson Mandela. Madiba provided the ...
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