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The Politics of Religion (Alternately, The Religion of Politics)

Any topic that qualifies as a complicated conversation generally contains a lot of heated passion from every side, regardless of the topic being explored. I will of course be talking from my own point of view, so go with the assumption that it’s my opinion.

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Politics

Good Intentions vs. Good Deeds

(from http://krissthesexyatheist.blogspot.ca/2012/03/my-lil-thoughts-on-kony-2012.html)

After Cpl. Nathan Cirillo was killed on Wednesday, many people seemed well intended because they used the word “tolerance” to promote non-violence in general. 237 more words

False Assumptions

On Depression

On a forum I read, someone asked whether depression was caused by a chemical imbalance or life circumstances. I thought I’d exercise my due diligence as a student of psychology by throwing together an answer which is absent any citations of relevant literature. 534 more words

Coping

Empathy

Empathy is defined as “the ability to understand and share the feelings of another.” This is a powerful act when applied to the discussion of privilege and discrimination in an educational setting. 232 more words

Executive Privilege Claim for Holder’s Wife

Judicial Watch, October 23, 2014

Judicial Watch announced today that it received from the Obama Department of Justice (DOJ) a “Vaughn index” detailing records about the Operation Fast and Furious scandal.  991 more words

Financial/Societal Collapse And Dependence

Faith Of Our Forefathers

Heritage is described as: A Position, possession or privilege that is inherited. One of the most privileged and best things we can glean from our heritage is Faith in A Loving Creator God, Who loved us so much, that He sent part of Himself, His Son to die for us, that we may again come into the heritage that we were created for to walk in fellowship with Him. 313 more words

Devotional

Woodcraft 22: The Poker Game

“There’s no point driving to the house,” Grandfather announced. “That’s been sold.”

“Do you know who bought it?” I asked.

“One of my brother Heinrich’s men, an employee at the mill.” 3,062 more words

Fiction