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The Pagan Origins Of Christian Mythology
The Judeo-Christian religions were founded in a region of the world where savior religions existed for thousands of years. Much of the symbolism and many of the stories in the Bible may be traced to earlier myths of the Persians, Egyptians, and other people...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
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
King James Bible: Genesis, Chapter 1
Chapter 1 1:1 In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. 1:2 And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters. 1:3 And God said, Let there be light: and...
Old Testament >> Genesis
Wicca: It's Traditions and Concepts
What is Wicca? | Wiccan Traditions | Wiccan Concepts What is Wicca? 'An it Harm None, Do what Thou Will' shall be the whole of the law. It's the rede that most Wiccan witches around the world bind themselves to. What exactly is Wicca? It's a religion based on...
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
The Thinking Rede
It would be much easier if the Rede acted like a giant Magic Eight Ball. Ask it a question, shake the ball, and wait for "yes," "no," or "absolutely!" to float to the top of the murkey window. Unfortunately, the deceivingly...
Paganism & Wicca >> The Wiccan Rede
King James Bible: Leviticus, Chapter 25
Chapter 25 25:1 And the LORD spake unto Moses in mount Sinai, saying, 25:2 Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, When ye come into the land which I give you, then shall the land keep a sabbath unto the LORD. 25:3 Six years thou shalt sow thy...
Old Testament >> Leviticus
King James Bible: Hebrews, Chapter 13
Chapter 13 13:1 Let brotherly love continue. 13:2 Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares. 13:3 Remember them that are in bonds, as bound with them; and them which suffer adversity, as being yourselves also...
New Testament >> To the Hebrews

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octet rule. What element is isoelectronic with each fluorine atom diagram above to show the octet rule.
ConcepTest on the Octet Rule and Ions
ConcepTest on the Octet Rule and Ions. Students should first be introduced to the Octet Rule as applied to the chlorine and sodium atoms.
Lecture 24: Beyond the Octet
Beyond the Octet Rule. • There are numerous exceptions to the octet rule. The octet rule is satisfied by the reacting partner providing an electron pair.
Chapter 10: The Shapes of Molecules Using Octet Rule
subtract 2e- for each bond give each atom 8e-. (2e- for H). Using Octet Rule .

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Computers uncover new chemical bond
The Octet Rule states that atoms want to have eight electrons in their valence shells.

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Octet rule - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Octet Rule
The octet rule says that atoms tend to gain, lose or share electrons so as to have eight electrons in their outer electron shell.
What is the octet rule? - Yahoo!7 Answers
Octet rule refers to how elements generally prefer to form bonds so as to attain an octet configuration, i.e. have 8 electrons in their valence shell.
What is the octet rule in chemistry
General Chemistry/Octet Rule and Exceptions - Wikibooks, open
May 16, 2011 The octet rule refers to the tendency of atoms to prefer to have eight electrons in the valence shell.

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