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The Pagan Roots of Democracy
I stepped into the voting booth with civic pride and religious inspiration. The pastors urged the congregation to renew America and vote for a good Christian man, Ronald Reagan. I voted a straight Republican ticket. Those godless Democrats were no better than...
Saga of Times Past >> History & Anthropology
Jezebel was a Phoenician princess and the daughter of Ethbaal, the king of Baal-worshipping Sidonians. Jezebel literally means
Deities & Heros >> Mesopotamian

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A Point of View: Is the US president an elected monarch?
President Obama has been accused of acting like a monarch. But the US presidency has been an elected kingship since 1776 in all but name, argues the historian David Cannadine. After five weeks of campaigning, which may have seemed unending and ...
The 30 solution when war without end ends: Spengler
The Causes: From a modern vantage point it seems odd to think of Napoleon's conquests as an existential rather than an elective war. The founding of the French state though was bound up with a quasi-religious belief in France's divine mission. ...

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