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False Memory Syndrome and the Inquisition
Memories are modified by circumstance and environment There is a new witch hunt in the United States. It has no need for proof and there is no reprieve. It is sufficient to be accused, and the lingering stench never fades. It is sexual abuse of children. The...
Saga of Times Past >> History & Anthropology
Am I Damned?: Part 2
CAVEAT: It is impossible to answer a "theological" question simply and correctly at the same time. The reason for this is the fact that the theological arena involves reality not only beyond our capacity to adequately express, but even beyond that,...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
Survivalists' Guide for the New Millennium: Chapter 7
MAKING FRIENDS WITH NATURE AND NATURAL LAW The fall of human society has not occurred overnight. It has taken many centuries, many millennia in fact, for the Divine potentials and inherent genius of the human being to degrade into the modern...
Philosophy >> Survivalists Guide for the New Millennium
Mother Of The Gods And The Father Of The Gael
There is no surviving, or as yet translated, Creation story within Irish mythology. We learn from the Lebor Gabala Erenn, a text from the Christian Middle Ages, of the Tuatha De Danann, or "People of the Goddess Danu", who came to Ireland either...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
King James Bible: Matthew, Chapter 24
Chapter 24 24:1 And Jesus went out, and departed from the temple: and his disciples came to him for to show him the buildings of the temple. 24:2 And Jesus said unto them, See ye not all these things? verily I say unto you, There shall not be left here one...
New Testament >> Matthew
The Quest For Power
Some think power is the ability to instigate change. Others view power as a mechanism of control. Whether it's control over circumstances or individuals, power is a precarious element, no less dangerous than a vial of nitroglycerine. Perhaps true power is...
Paganism & Wicca >> Daily Life
King James Bible: Matthew, Chapter 26
Chapter 26 26:1 And it came to pass, when Jesus had finished all these sayings, he said unto his disciples, 26:2 Ye know that after two days is the feast of the passover, and the Son of man is betrayed to be crucified. 26:3 Then assembled together the chief...
New Testament >> Matthew

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A Long Way from Primo Levi
This strange word is, of course, the English cognate of Levi's original: anchilosato. But the two words are hardly equivalent in effect.
$26 Million Goes to New, National Early-Ed. Research Network
The Institute of Education Studies has just launched new research network focused on developing "reliable information and useful tools" for early educators and policymakers wishing to improve early-childhood education. "The Early Learning Network will ...
Black/White: Toward a visuopoetics of the line break
The practice of poetry predates by far the invention of writing and our visual experience of texts.
Q: What Are Prospective Teachers Being Taught About Literacy?
A: If you're going solely by states' teacher-prep requirements, then the answer is: It depends, but probably not enough. That's what the International Literacy Association concludes in a new research brief released Tuesday.
False Friends and Tone Policing
The filler word (那个 – nèige) was a false cognate that, although innocuous to the speaker, sounded quite off-putting to us.

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