Library as Sanctuary

By Mark Antony Rossi Any lover of books will proudly proclaim the public library is in the same league as the church for being a sacred zone of inspiration. Before the Internet it was the library that fed knowledge-hungry souls. In this wondrous place you could visit different cultures, different […]

March 11, 2018 · 3 comments · Articles, Latest Post

Butterflies: Beauties on Wings

By Dr. Ranjit K. Sahu, Ravi Shankar Behera and Pratap K. Behera Butterflies, easily recognized due to their colorfully patterned wings are one of the most popular among insects, entomological belonging to the order Lepidoptera along with skippers and moths. While several thousand of species are known, a few have gained […]

March 11, 2018 · 0 comments · Articles, Latest Post

How Far Jerusalem

By Mark Antony Rossi Any student of history will recognize a vicious rumor morphs into a witch hunt. How does the human condition allow such baseless nonsense to flourish? One method is to bestow credence on generalizations about people until a rationalization is formed and prevents the full truth from […]

February 18, 2018 · 2 comments · Articles

Women Require Respect

By Mark Antony Rossi With all the sexual harassment cases piling up in the United States in the past few months you’d think Americans have lost all respect for the status of women. I’m hoping not because we spend a great deal of time lecturing the Middle East about it’s […]

February 11, 2018 · 2 comments · Articles

Convent Education: Some Historical Analysis

By Raushan Rajput Do you know who is India’s largest non-agricultural landowner? Indian rail, absolutely not. It’s the churches and their convent schools that own the largest share of India’s non-agriculture land. Most of this land had been forcefully acquired from Hindu temples in colonial times. Over 25000 schools, colleges […]

February 11, 2018 · 1 comment · Articles

Indian history and Constitution: Some Unknown Facts

By Raushan Rajput From Lucknow, India 26th of Jan is widely known as constitution and republic day because it was a day when the declaration of ‘Purna Swaraj’ was proclaimed in 1930. The role of Sardar Patel in Indian Constitution is incredibly much more decisive. The members of drafting committee […]

February 3, 2018 · 1 comment · Articles

The Writer Wears Many Hats

By Mark Antony Rossi The sad reality is most writers do not possess the marketing know-how or even the people skills necessary to promote their projects. Gone are the days where you can hammer a typewriter half naked in a robe and expect a publishing company to practically cradle to […]

February 3, 2018 · 0 comments · Articles

The Harm of Mental Health Stigma

By Mark Antony Rossi I’ve been attracted to the notion of therapy for Military Members ever since I learned my grandfather suffered from shell shock years after WWII. Shell shock is what they used to call post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). He ultimately left his home one cold winter night […]

January 28, 2018 · 2 comments · Articles

Writing as Therapy for Returning Military Members in Distress

By Mark Antony Rossi  Trauma stemming from combat situations is an invisible scar buried far from the naked eye. Its reappearance can be subtle because integration is not always through the public personality. The state of dreaming is usually the first area to suffer damage. How we dream and if […]

January 20, 2018 · 0 comments · Articles

What is Friendship

By Mark Antony Rossi What is friendship in the modern era but a bond stronger than family and more true than any political or religious affiliation.  I realize that my definition seems out of place. Perhaps Webster’s Dictionary will protest my candid description. I’ve survived longer by using dictionaries as […]

January 14, 2018 · 0 comments · Articles