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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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The Middle East Then and Now: The History of Israel, Iran, Syria and Afghanistan

The Middle East Then and Now: The History of Israel, Iran, Syria and Afghanistan

Authors: M. Clement Hall and Charles River Editors Paperback: 254 pages Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (October 26, 2013) Language: English ISBN-10: 1493591681 ISBN-13: 978-1493591688 Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.6 x 9 inches Shipping Weight: 15.7 ounces Before World War I, the West was largely unfamiliar with the Middle East, but in less than 100 years it has become the […]

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Martin Luther King's 1964 Nobel Peace Prize Lecture

Martin Luther King Jr. Nobel Lecture, December 11, 1964

The quest for peace and justice It is impossible to begin this lecture without again expressing my deep appreciation to the Nobel Committee of the Norwegian Parliament for bestowing upon me and the civil rights movement in the United States such a great honor. Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by […]

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The Zero Hour Youth Climate Summit Is Happening In Miami — Here's What To Know

Why are older generations doing wrong to their young?

It’s partly out of fear, partly self-flattery, and partly delusion, and it’s been happening for thousands of years. Ira S. Wolfe is a business consultant in Pennsylvania. A decade ago, all his clients were worried about the same thing: millennials. “Millennials at that point were mostly either teenagers or just getting out of college,” Wolfe recalls, “and they were this […]

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What makes people trust and rely on news (American Press Institute)

Are We Getting to A Time When You Can’t Trust What You See, Hear or Read?

Throughout the day, your mind is getting input from thousands of different sources. I talk about reinventing yourself quite a bit. Part of that process involves changing the way you think. To change the way you think, you can begin to think of your mind as a fortress. If you allow too much garbage into your brain, it will block […]

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Jesus-Style Experiences of Discipleship for Your Teenagers this Summer

Jesus-Style Experiences of Discipleship for Your Teenagers this Summer

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The New Primitives

The New Primitives

by William Kilpatrick | Rejection of God does not lead to a flowering of civilization, but rather to a primitivization. Many of the ideas that

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All-Natural Ways to Cope with Grief & Loss

All-Natural Ways of Coping with Grief & Loss

by Stephanie James | It is very important to get plenty of rest while grieving, but don’t allow your body to

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The Age of Extremism: The Enemies of Compromise in American Politics, Culture, and Race Relations Mar 1, 1997

The Age of Extremism: The Enemies of Compromise in American Politics, Culture, and Race Relations

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