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WHAT IS CIVICS? — PART 3

What Kind Of Volunteer Is A Political Activist? As we look around our nation, I hope that at some point we will begin to understand what is missing. How will we learn? I think it will be from volunteers who teach … Continue reading

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WHAT IS CIVICS? — PART 1

Civic Virtue Here is an interesting word. civics (n.)“study of the rights and responsibilities of a citizen,” 1886, originally American English, from civic, by analogy withpolitics (see -ics). Wikipedia has a couple of interesting articles on this subject. Civics includes a Criticism of … Continue reading

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IF WE SAY WE HAVE NOT SINNED

Religious persecution is nothing new. As far back as we know, people have violently denigrated each others beliefs. In our arrogance, we can insist that the mere fact another disagrees with us offend us. Then we can “rightfully” destroy the … Continue reading

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WHAT ARE EACH OF US DOING TO SAVE OUR COUNTRY AND THE WORLD?

Fellow-citizens, we cannot escape history. We of this Congress and this administration, will be remembered in spite of ourselves. No personal significance, or insignificance, can spare one or another of us. The fiery trial through which we pass, will light … Continue reading

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JESUS NEVER GAVE THEM WHAT THEY WANTED — PART 2

This is the second in a series of posts that proposes to answer the following question. Can you name a single thing Jesus said which was genuinely new, original, or useful? We had The Presentation Of The Question in part 1. If … Continue reading

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