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2. Patterns of Evidence: Exodus - Facing the Facts

Is the Bible’s account of the Israelites’ Exodus from Egypt a myth?

Or are most archaeologists wrong when they say there is no evidence of an Egyptian sojourn and Exodus? 2,053 more words

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Civilization is a FRAUD - What's so civilized about it?

 

‘The “civilized” have created the wretched, quite coldly and deliberately, and do not intend to change the status quo; are responsible for their slaughter and enslavement; rain down bombs on defenseless children whenever and wherever they decide that their “vital interests” are menaced, and think nothing of torturing a man to death; these people are not to be taken seriously when they speak of the “sanctity” of human life, or the conscience of civilized world.’  —James Baldwin…

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Commentary

Are the Liberators Here?*

As I write this, it’s the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the notorious concentration camp at Auschwitz. Until that time, many people either did not know about, or chose not to know about, what was going on in camps such as Auschwitz, Bergen-Belsen and Dachau. 1,132 more words

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If We Make It to the Other Side

There were various shapes of black, grey and brown lining rows and rows of seats. Clothing made for rain, the uniform, perhaps, for travelling in this manner. 2,164 more words

In The Spotlight: Damien Seaman's The Killing of Emma Gross

Hello, All,

Welcome to another edition of In The Spotlight. Many crime fiction authors (I’m sure you could name more than I could) have based some of their work on real-life events. 1,237 more words

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Barbados Redux

The morning of December 14th saw us heading into the Bridgetown port, Barbados. The locals mostly paid us no mind . . .

It looked as if our room would be facing the harbor and Bridgtown, but somewhere between me snapping the above shots and getting ready for breakfast, the ship had actually backed into it’s mooring, and upon opening the cabin’s curtains, our view was seaward. 2,308 more words

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