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The Cost

In 2012, two huge new facilities opened in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Last week, I visited both of them. In the Abdoun district of Amman sits the Taj Lifestyle Centre, “the ultimate destination for shopping, dining and entertainment in … Continue reading

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A Dilemma

There’s a kids book, The Giver, by Lois Lowry, in which all of society takes a pill, every day. It takes away all of their emotions, because it’s ‘safer’ not to have them. In the novel the protagonist, Jonas, realizes … Continue reading

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