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Wuhan Strives To Return To Normal. But Scars From The COVID-19 Pandemic Run Deep (by Charlie Campbell/TIME)

Wuhan Strives to Return to Normal, But Scars From the Pandemic Run Deep

Every year, on Aug. 25, China celebrates the Qixi Festival, the nation’s equivalent of Valentine’s Day. Rooted in a mythical romance between an oxherd and weaver girl, it’s when romance blooms and gooey-eyed sweethearts exchange overpriced trinkets. Wuhan Strives To Return To Normal. But Scars From The COVID-19 Pandemic Run Deep (by Charlie Campbell/TIME) No new cases are reported in […]

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Here is Your Real Mission (Typeset by Nancy Dawson)

Here is Your Real Mission

From one man he made all the nations, that they should inhabit the whole earth; and he marked out their appointed times in history and the boundaries of their lands. God did this so that they would seek him and perhaps reach out for him and find him, though he is not far from any one of us. Acts 17:26-27 […]

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Cancel culture prohibits growth (Image by Chris Young)

The Dangers of Canceling Culture

As with all forms of art, we do not judge them. They judge us. Were that not so, the National Statuary Hall should be filled only with images of angels. But, alas, there are even fallen angels. “There is no one righteous, not even one…” (Romans 3:10) In the ethnic tradition of Anglo-Saxons, the “patter songs” of Gilbert and Sullivan […]

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Conservativism Now? Market Economies and the Liberal Anti-Culture.

Conservativism Now? Market Economies and the Liberal Anti-Culture

Not only are the liberal beliefs, expectations, and assumptions that require for their satisfaction permanent growth, material progress, and the removal of limits ultimately stronger than any countervailing care and concern, the care and concern (the part that may embrace nurture and restorative values) is unfortunately tied up in the quest for justice through material progress and removal of limits, […]

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Osirian Civilization (Images, MEE:Maghie Ghali)

Osirian Civilization (Modern day Mediterranean)

The Osirian civilization of the Mediterranean predates dynastic Egypt. Ufologists considered this civilization to be highly advanced with ultraterrestrials who made use of air ships similar to the Vimana. History shows the Osirian civilization built huge earthquake-proof megalithic structures and had electricity and other conveniences common during the time of Atlantis. Only high technology of the Osirians could create the […]

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Macbeth 2020 by the Shakespeare’s Globe

Macbeth 2020 by the Shakespeare’s Globe

Three witches tell the Scottish general Macbeth that he will be King of Scotland. Encouraged by his wife, Macbeth kills the king, becomes the new king, and kills more people out of paranoia. Civil war erupts to overthrow Macbeth, resulting in more death. The venue’s 2020 one-act version of Macbeth has been streamed on YouTube. Macbeth (2020) for Free | […]

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Jack's Urban Meeting Place and the JR Simplot World Headquarters (Patrick Rodriguez).

Boise, Idaho, United States

Boise, Idaho, has been called the best place for millennials to live in the US. Boise, is the capital and largest city in Idaho, U.S., and the county seat (1864) of Ada county. It lies along the Boise River in the southwestern part of the state. Because mountains to the north protect it from the Canadian blizzards, Boise has relatively […]

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Male and Female He Created Them. And for a Good Reason (Image Almos Bechtold)

Male and Female He Created Them. And for a Good Reason

It has been just six years since I wrote Defending Marriage: Twelve Arguments for Sanity, warning against the fantasy that two members of the same sex can marry one another, when they cannot even have sexual relations but can only mimic them. I founded my arguments not upon Scripture or the teaching of the Church—indeed I did not refer to them at all—but […]

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How America Invented the Celts (image Pixabay)

How America Invented the Celts

March has arrived, and with it, St. Patrick’s Day—patronal feast of the Emerald Isle. But two of the other five Celtic peoples have their patron’s days in March as well. Wales’s St. David opens the month on the first, and Cornwall’s St. Piran rolls along four days later. Of course, the Bretons and Manx celebrate in later months while the […]

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The True Meaning of Freedom

The True Meaning of Freedom

We may not have free will, but we can still act freely—sort of. America is a symbol of freedom all over the world, enjoying as it does freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and freedom of the press. Our ancestors prized these political freedoms so much that many of them were willing to die defending them. And though many of […]

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