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Loveisms #19

I'm Looking For My Brain

I once read of the paradox that the more powerful a woman is, the more we obsess about how she looks.
Michelle Obama Kate Middleton
Amal Alamuddin
As we all know Michelle and Kate, let me tell you more about George Clooney's wife, Amal.
Amal is a lawyer, activist, and author. She worked at the International Court of Justice in international law and human rights.  One of her high profile clients is the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
She has also been a part of several United Nations commissions and tribunals. She has contributed to the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict initiative, which works to defend the rights of women in war zones.  She is also a lecturer on criminal law at the University of London and the Hague Academy of International Law.  At present, she is a visiting faculty member at Columbia Law School’s Human Rights Institute.
And here is the interesting part.  Google her name and these are just some of the things that will appear about her:
Amal Clooney: Bes…

Read: Never Again

How can we, as a nation, forgive and accept the pain of Martial law?

Let me explain it to you in simple words:
Murder 
Rape
Dissapearance
Sexual assault
Electrocution
Strangulation
Water torture
Solitary confinement
Sleep deprivation
Amnesty International estimated that during martial law, 70,000 people were imprisoned, 34,000 were tortured, and 3,240 were killed.
That you were not one of them should be enough to make you think.


My Stupid, Funny Self

This picture made me remember a crazy conversation at the office:

Boss was talking about weeds from his garden and I was like...

Me:  I have never seen a weed before.  I'm very interested in having one.

Boss:  Weeds? But they grow everywhere!

Me:  Oh, that weed.  I thought the illegal ones.

Boss:  (shakes head... and probably thinks, "time for some random drug test for this lady")