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CAN ANIME TEACH US SOMETHING ABOUT DISCRIMINATION? Discrimination—prejudicial treatment of different categories of people— is not limited to race, age or sex. There can also be a form discrimination against others based on their hobbies (gaming and watching anime),  disability, social classes or other aspects. If we spot somebody being discriminated against,    …

May 15, 2017

DO JAPANESE ANIME AND MANGA PROMOTE PEDOPHILIA? By Dreamer78 in Discuss, Discussions, Fiction

“My desire is to put all pedophiles and ones who produce pedophilic media in jail.” -Stacey Dooley in her documentary “Young Sex for Sale in Japan” On March 6th, 2017, a British journalist Stacey Dooley from BBC claimed that anime and manga promote pedophilia. This statement was made in her    …

May 15, 2017

no more! By hazieskies in Fiction, Poetry people think it is easy to hurt people and then act like nothing has happened. life goes on for them, but they forget the feelings of the other party.
September 9, 2016

bleed By hazieskies in Poetry people tend to withhold the truth about their emotions, when they fear losing what they love.
August 17, 2016

summer solstice By hazieskies in Fiction, Others i came across two actual parallel rays of sunlight which shimmered as i got closer. i did wonder if it would lead me to another universe where things could just be different.
August 15, 2016

flowers By hazieskies in Fiction, Others an idea for a poem turned into a little story
August 11, 2016

because… By hazieskies in Fiction, Poetry unfinished as yet... but propelled to write
July 29, 2016

Double Kway Chap Chuckle By Xiang Yeow in Competitions, Poetry, Savour this

Bubble bubble, churn and chuckle, Kway chap better than apple crumble. Chopstick innards from a soy sauce piglet, neighbour to three ducky winglets. Pile on the belly skin of its mother, squishier than that of its grandmother. Add stick-feet which no longer paddle above a bowl of veggie pickles. And    …

July 2, 2016

Assault By jayasp72 in Competitions, Poetry, Savour this My reactions to kway chap, a delicacy that should not be investigated as one must be prepared for the reality - a reality that has been masked by taste, history and common sense. :)
July 1, 2016

Rise Up Green By coolbee77 in Competitions, Fiction, Savour this

When I finally rounded the corner the food was not yet set up, the tables only lined with plastic sheet and Spitfire Hoga sitting at the edge, tipping into his mouth the last drops of a drink can as dry as the ends of his ponytail. I screeched my bike    …

June 27, 2016