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March 8th, 2020 - 12:10 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: What Happened to the Buddhist Teaching of Detachment?

The Buddha Taught His Followers to Detach Themselves From Material Items. Among the surging crowds in the streets of Phnom Penh are Buddhist monks, who are angry about the mysterious theft of a golden urn, believed to hold ashes of the Buddha himself. As the New York Times reported, monks blame a [...]

January 21st, 2020 - 8:33 am § in Misc.

Female Hypocrisy

Three women Cosplayers are shocked. shocked A dozen women in belly-baring outfits stood silently in front of Dwayne Johnson as he promoed his new movie “Hercules.”   Three women Cosplayers are shocked. shocked that they have been groped, followed and unwillingly photographed while [...]

December 29th, 2019 - 4:09 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: The Mother of G_d

  from biography.com Little is known about the origins of Nefertiti, but her legacy of beauty and power continue to intrigue scholars today. Her name is Egyptian and means “the beautiful one has come.” Some evidence suggests that she hailed from the town Akhmim and is the daughter o[...]

November 8th, 2019 - 4:18 am § in Misc.

Bloopers from Silence of the Lambs

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November 7th, 2019 - 1:58 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: The popularity of no gods.

excerpts from a  review of “The Cambridge Companion to Atheism” at Amazon  by William Podmore (London United Kingdom) – Philosopher David Brink …. if God commands an action because it is good, then God and his commands are unnecessary. If an action is good because God comm[...]

September 22nd, 2019 - 11:37 am § in Misc.

America’s can opener crisis

No, that’s not a metaphor. I’m talking about can openers. The gadgets used to open cans. America is facing a can opener crisis. We can’t get good can openers anymore. The can openers available now are junk. They don’t work and they don’t last. You used to be able to buy[...]

September 9th, 2019 - 12:19 am § in Misc.

100th Anniversary of Boston Police Strike

On September 9, 1919, Boston Police Department officers went on strike at 5:45 p.m. Of the department’s 1,544 personnel, 1,117 (72 percent) refused to report for work. Governor Coolidge assigned 100 members of the state’s Metropolitan Park Police Department to replace the striking officers, but [...]

September 8th, 2019 - 2:35 am § in Jews, Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: When a Torah Dies

Pune, India – Over Two Decades Later, Indian Sifrei Torah Laid To Rest By NY Rabbi Today  03:12 PM Pune, India – Twenty two years after a suspicious fire ravaged the Aron Kodesh of a historic synagogue in India, the charred remnants of several Sifrei Torah have finally been given a pro[...]

September 6th, 2019 - 3:48 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Noah

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September 2nd, 2019 - 1:47 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: on April 1

1 Kings 11:1-3 King Solomon, however, loved many foreign women besides Pharaoh’s daughter—Moabites, Ammonites, Edomites, Sidonians and Hittites. They were from nations about which the LORD had told the Israelites, “You must not intermarry with them, because they will surely turn your hearts af[...]