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Does the misuse of the bible discredit the fact that its an inspired book?

It is true that many missionaries misused and misinteprted the message the bible but as I will explain below this does not amount into an objection against the fact that the bible is an inspired book and sole rule of faith, neither does this justify the mistaken notion that the bible is untrue or corrupt.I ask, if the bible is taken up by a plunderer, murderer and robber, do we dismiss the value of the bible on basis that it has been misused, do we therefore doubt the usefulness of the bible where it ought to be used in the manner it ought to be used simply because a murderer once misused the bible? 197 more words

Abby Martin: Inside the Hotbeds of Israeli Settler Terror, Part 2

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with Abby Martin

teleSUR English on Dec 2, 2016

Abby Martin goes on-the-ground to the epicenters of state-backed settler terrorism in Palestine’s West Bank, in Part II of her report on illegal Israeli settlements and home demolitions.

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How far are we prepared to go for truth?

I’m on my way to Cuba. From Helsinki, Finland. To Havana Cuba.

Yeah, you just read that. I find it a bit bizarre too, but here I am: sitting in a Latvian airport waiting for a flight to Paris (in another 4.5 hours, which will then ultimately take me to Havana, Cuba. 938 more words

Born a Crime by Trevor Noah (2016)

What it’s about: Newly minted The Daily Show host Noah recounts his childhood in South Africa just as apartheid ended.

What made me pick it up: I’m a huge fan of Noah. 97 more words

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"Born a Crime" by Trevor Noah

I finished reading this book a couple of minutes ago and as soon as I turned over the past page (and I finished crying) I started typing this review. 511 more words


'The Daily Show' Host Trevor Noah Meets Ellen

The Comedy Central host told Ellen about life growing up in South Africa! Youtube

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From White Authoritarian Rule to Black Authoritarian Rule: When will the fruits of freedom reach the previously disadvantaged?

Although the African National Congress (ANC) has been successful in providing political freedom to the previously disadvantaged citizens of South Africa, the party has failed to successfully implement socio-economic policies that provide substantial economic power to these people and to encourage social mobility. 5,331 more words

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