• Love, Wealth and Success

    Dr Mark Said

    A woman went out of her home and saw three old men with a long white beard sitting on a wall near the entrance. She did not recognize them. She told them, “I do not think I know you, but I am sure your are hungry. If you please, you ...

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  • Ukraine’s mythology

    Antoine Azzopardi

    We all know what is currently happening in Ukraine close to the Eastern border of Europe, but not all of what we know is really and truly what is happening there. There are some new media/perception mythologies which have influenced our judgement on the matter and we ought to get ...

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  • Yom Kippur: insights for Lent

    Martin Bruno

    Approaching Lent from a Jewish perspective, specifically correlated to Yom Kippur, might appear odd and yet with hindsight, it might help to enrich its significance. But what exactly does Yom Kippur propose? On this day it is forbidden to eat, to work, to message the body with oil, to have ...

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  • The Modern Curse of Euthanasia

    Dr Mark Said

    I personally believe that the practice of euthanasia and assisted suicide are outside the discipline of Palliative Medicine. I find that euthanasia and doctor-assisted suicide are unethical. This position of mine is not dependent on euthanasia and doctor-assisted suicide remaining unlawful. Even if they were to become legal, or decriminalised, ...

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  • Having children … Stopping work

    Rosienne Farrugia

    Be honest now, how many of you thought I was referring to men stopping work after setting up family? Probably very few and this for a variety of reasons… Women’s day was a few days ago and in honour of the occasion it feels to me as if I have ...

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  • Euthanasia: Suffering and the Sanctity of Life

    Pierre Mallia

    Recent Belgian legislation, approved by the King of Belgium, has given the right to Euthanasia on children. In reality this is oriented to those who can make an informed choice and who are suffering. One would presume that the legislation will safeguard against coercion or encouragement by parents. Whilst Euthanasia ...

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  • Ukraine: A Drop in the Ocean

    Liliia Borovets

    There are some moments in our lives when you clearly realize that your life would never remain the same. Such a moment was on the early morning on 30th of November. Sunrise was darkened by horrible news but, like a candle, we had a hope in our hearts. I won’t ...

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  • Their dirty feet!

    Antoine Azzopardi

    It is in many ways thought and stated that corruption is dirty and everywhere to be seen and present in every level of society. It is also described in many ways as a cancerous situation in public life. However, we ought to remember that it is surely not to case ...

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  • Spring Hunting – An Undecidable Question?

    mmon002

    So here go the environmentalists: “stop it”. Plain and simple. They come across easily, clearly. When you ask them why, it normally boils down to endangered species becoming more endangered (I’ll only talk about this side of the issue). Presuming that there are edible species that are not endangered, they ...

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