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What makes a country free?

When we celebrate freedom (on the 4th of July or other times) it is a good thing to ask:  What makes a country free?  Are we free? Should a country be considered “free” when it’s people, culture, and communities are … Continue reading

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Powerful Pills Not Advertised On TV

Many American television commercials slowly parade feel-good images promoted by America’s pharmaceutical pill pushers.  Meanwhile an announcer races through their side effects. However, there is one type of extremely effective pills with no side effects.  And you won’t see them advertised … Continue reading

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Who Dat? The Voice (It’s Really 3 Voices)

Who dat talkin’ in my head?  It is important to understand that the voice that speaks in every human mind has three sources.  (It’s really 3 voices.) If we miss this point we falsely think that our own thinking is … Continue reading

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Life Rocks When Religion Becomes Real (Or, Night At The Theological Museum)

In the 2006 movie, Night at the Museum,  a night watchman at New York City’s American Museum of Natural History is shocked when the exhibits in the museum come to life.  His once boring job suddenly becomes exciting and challenging.  It is amazing the … Continue reading

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Celebrating Real Freedom On The 4th Of July

Freedom is a wonderful thing to celebrate.  However, it is far better to be free than talk about freedom. For example, if government guarantees the freedom of speech, but a person has a habit of speaking in anger, that she/he wants … Continue reading

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