Sunday, 26th October 2014

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Emotion can take various forms.  One can feel strongly about something.  One can feel righteous anger. One can feel intense sorrow. If something gives you an e-attack, or an emotion-attack, it can spur you to do something out of the ordinary.  Like rebelling. Sometime in the year 1988, students of the University of Peradeniya demonstrated in Kandy.  They were
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The first things that come to one’s mind when State universities are mentioned are the constant protests and demands made by students. We hear of sathyagraha campaigns, picketing and marches held by disappointed students, who have a long list of demands, numbered days and very few listening ears. We consider student unions a bother; we think they consist of students
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There are up days and down days. There are things we like to do. There are things we want to do, but cannot do. Life is short. There’s only a little one can wish when one is in death bed. I remember a judge, saying that one should enjoy every little thing that comes in ones way. ‘Do not
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We aren’t entirely innocent. We aren’t always restless. Not all of us are rebellious. Calling youth the age of stupidity is underestimating us completely. Instead of any of these characteristics that don’t always apply to even the majority, the youth could be more aptly described as the age of confusion.When we were kids, and our parents told us not
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Mankind, since its origin, has been living in groups, as human beings are by nature reluctant to be alone. When people are isolated, they become utterly bereft, because it is really difficult for them to meet their needs sans others’ assistance. The family can be introduced as the apex of that human nature. Although family is a universal concept, its…
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Time to time everything is changing. Those changes could be good or bad or both. We have to accept everything, but should not use everything, because bad things also consist in that ‘changes bucket’. People’s food types have been heavily impacted by these changes. Simply we know that we can’t survive without food. We know this, even though we may…
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Naomi and Ely are best friends. Naomi is in love with Ely, and Ely loves Naomi, but prefers to be in love with boys. So they create their “No Kiss List” of people neither of them is allowed to kiss. And this works fine…until Bruce. Bruce is Naomi’s boyfriend, so there’s no reason to put him on the List.
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We are quite familiar with blogs. In fact, blogging is somewhat popular among the young-internet users. There are regular bloggers, as well as blog communities and groups, where they use their blogs to write their thoughts and make a difference without waiting for someone to publish their work. Vlogging, on the other hand, is still a novice concept to Sri
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One day, I wanted to give up and I told my friend, “I’m so sad and hurt and I think, if you can’t fight it, join it. So why am I fighting my pain away? Why don’t I just give up and let it engulf me?”So I told this to my friend, and he said, “Don’t give up.”Any other day,…
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If we keep on thinking of the past and bad times, we can’t have happiness in our life. We have to let go of the past and dream for a bright and colorful future. Who knows what tomorrow may bring.However, there are people fighting for life everyday. Yet they never give up on their life. It could be a natural…
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An optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty,Whilst, a pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity.With contrasting views prevalent, things are subject to change,
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After long timeInspiring flora and fauna You came to the earthDuring the period of your absence
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“Life at the beginning is like a perfect bright-colored paper.  If you fold it, cut it, fettle it and bend it despite perception, the paper will come out to be even more beautiful.”
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The theme for October was ‘paper’ and The Nation received a number of contributions from writers.
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We write on it to share feelings, read it to learn something, we are connected to the worldly news.  All   by  paper. 
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Sitting on the beach at sunset one day,I watched others, how they enjoyed the day.Children were rolling, running and playingHow fresh they look! What a lovely sight.A little away where the waters invaded
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A piece of advice recently received regarding traveling, was never to dislike a place you visit but enjoy it from the beginning. A holiday was once planned at a rural area, a house by a stream where the roads weren’t smooth and mobile signals were low. Even before reaching the destination, the people started complaining about everything and wondered if
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People say this is the Age of Communication.  It’s not enough to know the word.  You have to say it.  It has to go around. You got to update status, got to blog, got to tweet and in these and other ways send the word along multiple pathways so that it can reach as many as possible.  It’s not easy…
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Muditha Gayan Ranasinghe was installed as the President of the Moratuwa Toastmasters Club at a glittering ceremony held at the KKK Wisdom Auditorium, Dhanusha Group in Gorakana – Panadura  recently.  A student at the German Technical College, Muditha is a proud product of Royal College Colombo, which he attended after being successful at the Year 5 scholarship exam.  He is
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Let’s face it; we all like to spend extravagantly once in a while. We all have our guilty pleasures, whether it is books, jewelry, computer games, smartphones, food, etc. Most of the time, we don’t stop to think whether we actually need to buy something at this moment, or whether we can even afford it. We can’t help ourselves. However,
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