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5 Thoughts About Praying in Public

Your heart starts to race, palms suddenly feel like a Florida summer day, and your mouth like a jar of sand. Why? You’ve been asked to pray publicly. 387 more words

Practical Christianity

"How to Confront a #PathologicalLiar"

By Lisa Mooney

Oct 15, 2015


Pathological lying is defined as telling lies to the point they are persistent, extremely exaggerated and often told without a discernible reward. 475 more words

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APOStolic ACTS: MINI-ETHNOGRAPHY OF SENIOR CITIZENS’ CAREGIVING TO GRANDCHILDREN

Introduction

This paper is about Filipino senior citizens as carers to grandchildren, either as their bloodline or as their plain wards. Caring is a way of disposing one’s affection towards children by providing for their needs in a particular social institution – the school. 4,965 more words

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Quality Friendships

Think of your deepest and most valued relationships. Now count them. How many do you have? Ask yourself if they have as much depth as you want them to. 353 more words

Practical Christianity

Pakistan and Saudi Relations: The Diplomatic Reality Versus The Social Reality By Ahsan Qazi

In the wake of tension between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Iran, Pakistan once again becomes an important asset to the Saudis. Nothing proves this fact more than the recent visit of the Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Muhammad Bin Salman to Pakistan for an assurance from the Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif that Pakistan stands strong with the House of Saud. 1,194 more words

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Natural Allies: Capitalism's and Fascism

Another major flaw of capitalism, is its natural innate support for any and every hypothetically possible manifestation of anything even remotely similar to the underlying principles of fascism. 477 more words

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A note on terminology: law vs. justice

This probably should have occurred to me to do a long time ago, but for some reason it didn’t, and this may have caused some confusion … but some of you may have noticed that on the one hand I describe Open Empire as “non-hierarchical (aka anarchic)” but on the other hand I also describe it as being about new systems of “law economics and politics”. 387 more words