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Mary sunshine
Posted 11 months ago
What should I do to improve the quality of my writing in English?
OK, I am willing to try to be constructively critical. I do not believe in being rude deliberately so do not fear. Email can be very tricky as viruses and malware are an issue. A moderated online setting would be best. Do you want to use this forum to address each other? Or a site like, www.penpalworld.com, which may serve our purpose better. Just inform me of your preference. Just as an example of how things can work: To begin with you did well in the first sentance, "It will be my pleasure to be your pen pal." The second sentence would have read a bit more smoothly like this: "I think if you check my English writing, and explain any mistakes; it will definitely be helpful to me; because it could help me to improve my English." You, are already very good at grasping the words meaning. Simply organizing the words into a way that a native speaker may use could help you in terms of fine polishing your already well grasped understanding of the language will be of great help to you. So, yes, I will help you if you like. :O) It sounds like a great suggestion.
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Mary sunshine
Posted 11 months ago
How to stimulate creativity ?
Look at an object and ponder its space. What can be done with it without altering it? How can it be altered most easily? what is the result of this alteration? These questions are the beginning of being creative; because you are not obligated to treat an object as what it's initial intended purposes was. Finding in that object a new purpose is the essence of creativity, and the beginning of knowledge. Creativity and curiosity are cousins.
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Mary sunshine
Posted 11 months ago
Is the "ease of life" worth fighting for in the United States or is better to be in a country that strives for its citizens to work to live.
Wealth offers opportunity, garners respect, elicits ego responses. but the American dream was never a never ending money pit. Money is an illusion that we will kill each other for. A nicely built 3-4 bed 1.5-2.5 bath home with a big (1-2 acre) yard, with a white picket fence, 2 to 3 well mannered loving children and a nice family dog. A father who could buy his home in 15 years, with the decent salary he made, and also have a nest egg for retirement, and a bit put away for each of the kids for college or vocational school. That was the American dream. A loving family one could be proud of. An investment in a home you may one day pass down to your own kids or sell and buy a condo in a place you and the wife always talked about after the kids went to sleep. A family with dental, vision and healthcare for each member, and nutritious food, and clean fresh nice clothes to wear on Sundays when you visited the grand parents. THAT was the American dream. Somehow the yard got smaller, the house poorly built & less spacious. The mortgage elongated itself from 15 to 30 years & the interest rate hiked itself up almost unnoticed. The mother works & is always absent b/c she is a single parent. Even married families still needed mom's job to help make ends meet & feed the kids hot dog slices, cold canned beans & bread with butter simulated spread. Insurance companies cheated sick people out of the care they needed to stay alive, and the PIP insurance became HMO, which was barely a step up from walking straight into an ER with no insurance or money and just hoping you get lucky. The American dream became warped so much without our realizing it was greed of banks, insurance companies, ect. robbing us of the right to feel safe and happy, until all we could imagine was a load of money; just to live what is now called an upper middle class life. Sad. How did America become a nation of workaholics, and now a nation of despairing unemployed? We already know the answer to that.
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Mary sunshine
Posted 11 months ago
What should I do to improve the quality of my writing in English?
I would say be my pen pal and allow me to assess your writing styles, and concepts that you have a pattern of not being successful with. I'm not sure how that would happen, so instead I will tell you that people have very obvious patterns, even concerning the mistakes that they make. Change the mistakes and fill in the gap of understanding and grasping the concept being conveyed and your written English will improve greatly.
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Mary sunshine
Posted 11 months ago
Are westerners biased in defining a terrorist act
It is unfortunate that you find such a gap in levels of sympathy via the wording of the media. But I feel that each nation has it's own sense of loyalty and personal bias. Differences in social mores in each society changes the way an action is viewed and treated. It is unproductive to blame one entity or another for any perceived slight when one remembers that the media is never a true indicator of the sentiment of an entire nation. That would be unfeasible and ludicrous. Instead the media is a tool to try and bend attitudes which is ineffective, once one is slapped in the face with the true agenda behind such a far reaching action. In a nutshell, you need not worry, unless you too have been manipulated by medias tactics. It all ends with you; which is empowering enough.
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Mary sunshine
Posted 11 months ago
Why prolong life, if the quality of it is not worth living?
The right to live or die I believe belongs SOLEY to the person who wishes to either live of die. I uphold their choice either way and I feel that either way, because we have the means to do so, make their end of life according to their wishes Which should be a mandatorily defined at age 16, with the option to at any time to change their minds. Offer palliative care and/or kill them under general anesthesia with ample opportunity to for family to say good bye if that is their wish. Do not EVER KILL A PERSON BY DEHYDRATING AND STARVING THEM. TAKE RESPONSIBILITY (cowards that let people die of thirst in hospitals and call it DNR orders, you are bastards) IN DEATH WITH EITHER RESPONSIBLE PALATIVE CARE, OR DEATH UNDERGENERAL ANESTHESIA AFTER ALL THE PERSONS AFFAIRS ARE IN ORDER IF THAT IS WHAT S/HE SO CHOSES. My point. Life is a right. So is death. So is Good Quality of Life. AUTONOMY must be upheld.
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Mary sunshine
Posted 11 months ago
How can we increase the effectiveness of Environmental Law?
I understand your concern and I feel as though we must look at all angles of the situation. I've been thinking of conserving trees all over the beautiful forests. he war against drugs must be obliterated.Initially by stopping the 'refer madness', and planting industrial hemp as an organic crop to give, paper, latex, grain, better mortar for our buildings, clothes, rope, and if anyone had any damn sense allowing the strains of hemp that have medicinal properties to be studied and grown in peoples back yards just like my herb garden with oregano, aloe, dill, sage, lemongrass, for cooking and tea and skin care. The cocaine, meth, heroine, ect needs to be under regulation of persons in the healthcare, pharmaceutical, and biochemical fields who are NOT TAINTED BY ANY AFFILIATION WITH DRUG CO, or the FDA or DEA who are cops not doctors. Secondly, meat the way it is grown these days is far less than ideal. I know some may cringe, but I think was should eat, as a main source of protein, bugs like crickets mealworms, superworms, katydids, ants+ their eggs & larva. Most of them feed off grain and can be frozen then toasted then turned into a protein rich powder to add into our everyday food. Not eating another vertebrate reduces the risk of cross contamination of disease that vertebrate mammals can give each other. This highly nutritious protein can be fortified with vitamins and mixed with rice to make a sort of meat ball. TBH if you eat clam shrimp and lobster This food source should not really be an issue. and it cuts down on methane release etc. from farm animals and may help animals to be grass fed and organic, and since the desire to eat them may be swayed via the media, we could save forests which are going to become deserts and where unknown plants and animals grow that can help with disease. Let the trees and animals take back over the land and we can learn how to conserve space, resources, and time.
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Mary sunshine
Posted 11 months ago
What are some ideas for re-purposing common disposable items?
Ok YES you can do SO much with things that often get trashed. You can make a mattress and bed board using two sown together two fitted sheets (can be gotten anywhere cheaply second hand, just wash them well) with plarn (old plastic bag yarn) braided rope up until only the top is left open. Stuff with clean dry used Styrofoam cup or plate bits, shredded paper, unused plastic bag bits from the plarn, chopped up tattered old clothes, dryer lint, hair collected from your hair brush, and of course any old pillows that need upcycyling. Next you will need buttons that are at least 25mm (about the size of a quarter) in diameter. As you stuff your mattress with the mixed up particles of stuffing you have made, sow every 8 inches apart a button that connects to an other button on the other side which will keep the stuffing from bunching in to one corner. Sow the tope up with braded plarn and you have the mattress for your bed. Prepare to use solid wooden pallets (do not pick shabby broken pallets or ones that are a bunch of thin slices of wood glued together), and take sand paper and make sure that the pallets edges are smooth and will not splinter. For the part of the pallets that will come into contact with the mattress use slat of wood to make sure no huge grooves are there. Cut pallets to size and if needed used piece of steal and screws, or industrial staples to attach the two pieces. Paint the pallet bed and let it dry for a few days. In the meanwhile use the stuffing to stuff some of shirts and sow them at the neck arms and after fully stiffed at the torso and there you have pillows. Place mattress over dried sanded board filled pallet bed base and put one huge thick blanket over the bed then get the blanket you will use as a cover and fold it and cover your pillows with it until you are ready for sleep. Also: old glass jar = cups, plastic tubs = cereal bowls, tin cans w/ decorative holes for light +wire hanger + small candle = lantern. Compost everything organic.