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A Reading Resource or Maybe the Interweb Is Around to Stay

I’ve been re-reading Tolstoy’s War and Peace since the Winter Olympics ended. A very useful thing in following the story has been a series of… 48 more words


Accurst Be He That First Invented War.

Posted April 15, 2014

by Jerry Alatalo

“Mankind are then divided into those who are still what they were, and those who have changed: into the men of the present age, and the men of the past. 1,348 more words

Earth Matters

Foxhole Conversions

In the church I attended as a child, there were two very different elderly men who occasionally made ‘testimony night’ a bit more interesting than usual. 639 more words



I remember the day Senior Drill Sergeant Rose lined us up in squads of eight. It was the first week of Basic Training.

“Every single one of you is going to The Nam. 579 more words

War And Peace

Viktor Yanukovych: Ukraine On Brink Of Civil War.

Posted April 14, 2014

by Jerry Alatalo

The chief source of the serious evils which affect man is man himself: homo homini lupus.”

- Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860) German philosopher… 1,107 more words

Earth Matters

Wars among nations

Love of ones own nation is a good thing to have. The Bible teaches loyalty to nation as well.

Now never mix up loyalty and love for your motherland (or fatherland, in case of Germans etc) with militant nationalism. 828 more words

Practical Living

30 Day Book Challenge - Day 7

I’ve scouted around for questions and got my inspiration from Becky at Blogs-Of-A-Bookaholic, Melanie at Me, Bookshelf and I and finally, from the blog  359 more words