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Power of Brahmacharya | Is Sexual Abstinence Old-Fashioned or the Sensible Thing to Do? (Part 1)

Power of Brahmacharya – Quotes by Swami Vivekananda and Swami Sivananda – “Brahmacharya” is the vow of celibacy in thought, word and deed. The chaste brain has tremendous energy and gigantic will-power. 752 more words

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Identity Badges

Our identities are similar to badges. We wear them for authority and use them to communicate who we are. As we age we change our badges: progressing from student to professional to spouse and the slew of other roles we play. 137 more words

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Pointlessness of Lamenting of Old Age

Twenty-four is a pretty good age. I’m not sure it’s what I would call the best age, but I’m enjoying myself. While I don’t know what the future will bring, look forward to progress. 645 more words

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On Parenting: The Necessity of Reason

If you have the misfortune to be raised by an unreasonable parent who refuses to compromise, to concede and to change their mind, regardless of the strength of one’s arguments or the pleasure doing so would bring you – and who forces compliance through threats of physical punishment or general aggression – then arguing and speaking one’s mind becomes futile. 321 more words

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Gender Non Conforming...and Me

First of all, let me set some things straight.  I’m not gay, lesbian, transgendered or bisexual, and I never have been.  With that said, I do have immense empathy for most of the issues plaguing the LGBT community.   2,990 more words

Just Gia

The Israeli-Arab Conflict

Central Connecticut State Univeristy

The Israeli-Arab Conflict

A look at the major events in the conflict since the Second World War

 

Daniel F Whalen

5/11/2010… 2,238 more words

Politics

Culpable to our Capabilities

A bogus urban legend or not, the theory that we only use 10 percent of our brain’s capacity is gaining some personal traction with me. 1,784 more words