By: Bobby Brown
According to the dictionary, a "fix" can be either a problem or a solution. To "cleave" sometimes means to separate and sometimes means to draw together. Those words belong to an unusual group of words called contranyms or Janus words. Perhaps the most provocative, most...
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By: Karla Perry
The National Treasure movies staring Nicholas Cage are exceptional. The quest for a treasure ensconced in historical mystery was tantalizing. However, the back drop of free mason colonial patriots was as fictional as the treasure hunt itself. It is a highly accepted myth that the...
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By: Rowling JeNea
“Nevertheless, neither is the man without the woman, neither the woman without the man, in the Lord. For as the woman is of the man, even so is the man also by the woman, but all things of God.” -1 Corinthians 11:11-12This quote...
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By: Karla Perry
Most any decision based on fear is the wrong choice even if it would have otherwise been the right one. People cannot think clearly if they are filled with fear. Fear reacts to circumstances rather than responding to what is the best thing to do...
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By: Tim Harry
In Greek mythology Ganymede is a relatively famous name. Ganymede though was not a god, nor was he a hero; he was one of the select few mortals to be made immortal. Ganymede is famous for being the cup-bearer of the gods, the bringer of...
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By: Tim Harry
The Labours of Heracles are amongst the most famous stories from Greek mythology, and the 12 tasks assigned by King Eurystheus are legendary. Some of the 12 labours are more famous than others, and indeed the capturing of the Mares of Diomedes is one that...
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By: Melissa Mercer
Australia’s lost generation, is also known as the stolen generation; aka Australia’s dirty little secret. According to a revolutionary study published in the year 1997 titled, "Bringing Them Home"; roughly 100,000 children who were of the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander...
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By: Karla Perry
The life of the modern woman is one of a multiplicity of competing choices. The culture and laws provide the freedom for her to be a full time professional career woman, a full time at home mom, or some creative merging of the two extremes...
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By: Rachelle de Bretagne
The significant roles of men and women date back to the ice age, and their significance is that they established a pattern of behavioral expectations that produced what people now know and accept as family. The hunter, the cook, the nurturer, the sustainer of wealth...
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By: Karla Perry
Fear of Communism swept the nation during the McCarthy era of the 1940’s and 50’s. Politicians, actors, businessmen, and others were under constant scrutiny to ensure that they had no communistic allegiances. Should the most minute evidence surface that linked any person to...
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