When I think of a weblog, blog, journal online, whatever you want to call it, I normally think of a fun place for someone to post their thoughts, feelings, ideas, photographs, links to sites that they like and any number of other things. But have you ever stopped to think of how weblogs can truly change things? Web gives a voice to Iranian women. “I could talk very freely and very frankly about things I could never talk about in any other place, about subjects that are banned” said one of the first women to start a blog in Iran. [via BoingBoing]
Makes you stop and think about all the freedoms some of us truly enjoy daily without ever realizing how oppressed other people are around the globe. Many of the people reading this site right now have the freedom to write about whatever they want. Not everyone in the world can say that though.