The Buzzing Vuvuzela Debate

The 2010 World Cup is well under way and I am reminded of attending a game with my father in 1994. Sitting in a section of fans of the Italian team, we had a percussion instrument — I wish I could find its name but I have been unable to do so thusfar. It consisted of a couple of wooden mallets with cymbals on them that swung into a central mallet by shaking it. Plenty of people in the Italy section had them and we would yell and shake them hard, making a lot of noise.

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Is Internet Access a Human Right?

We live in a New Age.  Technology not only runs our lives, it rules our being and ruins our sense of comprehensive societal cohesion.  Has access to the internet become a fundamental human right?  If so, should we have to pay for that right of access?

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