The Nature of Civil Disobedience

The Human Rights Campaign Documentary, What Are Human Rights, included a narration describing the origins of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR): “Human rights were born. The idea spread quickly, to Greece, to India, and eventually, to Rome. They noticed that people naturally followed certain laws, even if they weren’t told to. They calledContinue reading “The Nature of Civil Disobedience”

War Zone Discussion: “Blood Diamond”

Before Watching Again… Even though the movie Blood Diamond contains fictional characters, the film is based on true events. Back in the late ‘90s, about 15% of the world’s diamond production came from conflict regions. This movie pretty much goes into why that’s unethical.