JARHEAD AND DEMOCRACY

July 28, 2006

Watched a film–no not Superman Returns but something close to it (if trying to blow Iraq’s brains out is Supermanly)–Jarhead. Yes, a witty and magic realistic film on the Gulf War. We are not quite sure if the U.S. Marine Corps will simply say ‘hu haaa!’ to this and dismiss it as just another artsy anti-war flick. Watch it and tell it to the Marines.

Wanna join an essay contest? Here’s your chance. It is sponsored by the Ateneo Human Rights Center in partnership with Friedrich Naumann Foundation. Thesis question is: Does the universality of human rights require a particular type of democracy?

If you have an answer to this then by all means you are FREE to join.

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