More Than 1 Billion People Are Hungry in the... →
We were starting to feel very bad for him and his family, when we noticed the TV and other high-tech gadgets. Why had he bought all these things if he felt the family did not have enough to eat? He laughed, and said, “Oh, but television is more important than food!”
The Myth of Sysiphus →
At the very end of his long effort measured by skyless space and time without depth, the purpose is achieved. Then Sisyphus watches the stone rush down in a few moments toward tlower world whence he will have to push it up again toward the summit. He goes back down to the plain.
Ambushed on Afghanistan’s ‘Red Mountain’ →
“They come demanding information about the ANA and you,” Allahwudhan said of the insurgents. “You come demanding information on the Taliban,” the old man added, referring to Fox Company. “We are with no side. What are we supposed to do?”
A Murder Foretold: Unravelling the ultimate... →
“Guatemala is a good place to commit a murder, because you will almost certainly get away with it.”
Shooting an Elephant →
And it was at this moment, as I stood there with the rifle in my hands, that I first grasped the hollowness, the futility of the white man’s dominion in the East. Here was I, the white man with his gun, standing in front of the unarmed native crowd—seemingly the leading actor of the piece; but in reality I was only an absurd puppet pushed to and fro by the will of those yellow faces...
A Plan to Improve U.S. Soccer →
And that’s the problem for the U.S., in particular. Every four years, it’s expected to do something meaningful in the World Cup. Yet in between, the Americans only play a handful of competitive games against quality opposition. The rest are friendlies.