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Important lessons on working in Germany, with Germans

Living outside of the UK for the first time in my life, I knew I should expect some cultural differences. But I probably under-estimated just how many. 791 more words

Literal, Figurative and Symbolic Trump

What is truth?

“When I use a word,” Humpty Dumpty said, in rather a scornful tone, “it means just what I choose it to mean—neither more nor less.” “The question is,” said Alice, “whether you can make words mean so many different things.” – …

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Unbearable smugness of the American media

By Will Rahn
CBS News

Last Updated Nov 10, 2016 12:01 PM EST

The mood in the Washington press corps is bleak, and deservedly so. 950 more words

Psychedelic Sundays

I have been searching for home
In between heartbeats
Among familiar eyes
Across unfamiliar lips
Walking and running
Sometimes towards it
And other times
Away… 156 more words


How is the teacher to determine when the language is literal and when non-literal?

If all Scripture had been couched in highly figurative language and mysterious hieroglyphics, it had been quite unsuited to the common man. On the other hand, if all were as simple as the A B Cs there had been no need for God to provide teachers (Ephesians 4:11). 374 more words

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Goatee Man – Choose the Right Style For Yourself!

Goatee man is not what most of us may think. Unlike the literal meaning of it, the major usage of the term is given as of the style of beard a man wishes to grow. 33 more words