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Atheism Good or Bad

As an outspoken Atheist, I find the terrible reputation that Atheism receives to be completely and totally irrational. There are countless arguments against the simple belief that there is no …

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Sati Pratha a Crime

Sati leaves Shiva to attend a yagna (ceremony), uninvited; being misinterpreted as the Sati Pratha, where a woman is burned alive upon her husband’s death. The story behind Sati Pratha …

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Understanding Yoga in Hinduism

The Upanishads, a text of teachings from spiritual masters, describes the union with the true Self as the ultimate goal of Hinduism. This desired goal involves balance, purity, tranquility, and …

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Consequences of the Holocaust

The Holocaust was a deliberately planned genocide of what Hitler termed inferior members of the human race; these included Jews, gypsies, Jehovah’s Witnesses, and homosexuals. During 1941-44 six million Jews …

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Chanukah Holiday

The Hanukkah/ Chanuka (take your pick) holiday is likely the most mysterious on the Jewish calendar. Why celebrate finding a bottle of oil at all? And even if you’re going …

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History of Litha

Litha or midsummer as it is more commonly called is the pagan festival that celebrates the summer solstice. Since the 13th century midsummer has been celebrated on June 23rd, a …

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The courage to be different

Standing out in a crowd can be either a scary or a pleasurable experience. If you are walking the red carpet, you would certainly revel in the exposure and attention. …

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How to become more confident

Confidence is the answer to many of the riddles in our lives. It helps with everything from decision making, to performance at work and play, to being comfortable socially. So …

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