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Duty to Warn
By Gary G. Kohls, MD
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“The real power of the media is the power to ignore.” Big Media censors out or distorts scientific facts – especially the inconvenient kind – and then helps its partners in crime to smear and intimidate anybody who challenges its interests.
Wayne Jacobsen, 63, is a teacher, writer and former pastor who travels the world helping people figure out how to live life loved by God. He has written numerous books including… 5,948 more words
Ours is not the first generation in history where people have displayed feelings of superiority when they involve themselves in conversations describing the shortcomings of those who have chosen different paths of enlightenment. 1,788 more words
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Bento (Baruch) Spinoza was excommunicated from the Portuguese-Jewish community of Amsterdam in 1656, when he was still a young man. He would go on to become the most radical and controversial thinker of his time.
St. Anthony of Padua was a medieval saint who gained great fame in Italy for his zealous rooting out of heretics. As a preaching friar he might be heard to shout: “There are 27 known heretics in the State Department.” But he didn’t just discover heretics; he employed miracles to cure them of their heresy. 264 more words
The Greek word from which we derive our word “heresy” is hairesis, which in simplistic terms means a distinctive, personally chosen opinion. The word is used a few times in the New Testament, and it is typically translated as either “sect” or “faction.” 929 more words