The Wikileaks founder Julian Assange was received political asylum by Ecuador. This gesture was widely criticized by British and Swedish politicians.In 2010 Julian Assange was accused of sexual assault of two women in Sweden. Assange assumed that “the charges were without basis and their issue [at the moment] was deeply disturbing”. Nowadays Swedish authorities require to extradite Assange to Sweden. Assange is afraid that Sweden would extradite him to the USA where he might be inflicted death penalty. His attorney Mark Stephens believes that Sweden cooperates with the USA. “We are hearing that the Swedish are prepared to drop the rape charges against Julian as soon as the Americans demand his extradition”. At the same time the United States assure that they are not going to interfere in the case as it concerns mainly Sweden and Britain.
What is apathy? It’s a state when all the things and events around us begin to seen boring and dull. The mental and physiological activity drops to its lowest level. A person an the state of apathy doesn’t want to do anything, loses his appetite and ceases communicating with his friends and relatives. The reasons for developing apathy may be different from physical and psychological fatigue to the endocrine system imbalance.
The ubiquity of global networks has led to the fact more and more people prefer to get to know each other without ‘getting up from their chairs’.
However, fans of this kind of “relationships” should know a horrible and at the same time, quite a typical story about a 18-year-old American Alicia Kazakevich. When she was a young girl, she was kidnapped by a 38-year-old man, whom she met in the Internet. This poor girl was chained up in his house and repeatedly raped by that man. Fortunately, the FBI officers rescued the girl from sexual slavery, but after that incident Alicia decided to help potential victims of network starting the survival courses for those who begin to communicate in the Internet.
Religion is supposed to guide us through life, to give us strength to overcome difficulties and help us to reach spiritual enlightenment. However, some of the religious movements seem to be so ridiculous that it becomes doubtful whether they can lead the believers anywhere at all. But may be it is just the fact of believing in something which is important no matter what you choose to be your sacred object or a supreme aim.
One of the most ancient religions in India is called Jainism and is supported by more than five million people nowadays. The main principle of this religion is not to hurt any living being, that’s why Jainists do not eat meat or carry weapon. Some of the supporters of this religion are called “dressed in light” and do not wear any clothes at all. They breathe through gauze bandages in order not to hurt any insect by accident and sweep the road in front of them with a special brush. They are very abstinent in food and the top level of sanctity to them is to starve to death.