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The Hutterites: A unique Canadian community

The Hutterites What makes them unique and worth learning from: Communal ownership of property (Women are not property ha ha) ...
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Botany India

Botany India – “Oomai” the deaf-mute botanical genius & a lost herbal remedy

"Oomai" Botanical Genius Thanks: V Narayan Swami Update from Swami: V Narayan SwamiThe Jesuits of Shenbaganur seminary (just a few ...
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Hitler's Pope

Hitler’s Pope

Hitler's Pope Pope Pius XII and the Holocaust Pope Pius XII (Italian: Pio XII), born Eugenio Maria Giuseppe Giovanni Pacelli; ...
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Why do we need libraries when everything is online?

Libraries The Open Library Blog http://blog.openlibrary.org/2016/05/07/not-just-scanning-thoreaus-cape-cod/ Not just scanning – Thoreau’s Cape Cod By JESSAMYN WEST | Published: MAY 7, ...
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Zakir Naik Neil Tyson

Zakir Naik Neil Tyson – “Intelligent” Zealot and “Stupid” Scientist

Zakir Naik Zakir Naik is an Indian Islamic preacher, who has been called an "authority on comparative religion", "perhaps the ...
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* I am an adult

* I can drink, drive and vote - if elections are held, bars are open and there are roads

* I am not easily offended, I understand that I can stop reading any time

* I shall not try to kill you or issue death threats

* If I want you to shut up, I will send you lots of money

* I am OK with references to the A word, B word, C word ….Z word and their equivalents in all global languages and dialects

* I shall not break into a sweat if you talk about priests, mullahs, rabbis, swamis, gurus, preachers ... and/or altar boys.