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Is race a myth?

This week’s episode of Crazy Bible Stuff discusses one of the world’s biggest problems race. Is race even real? Advertisements

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Why Be Prejudice Against Prayer (Or Against Praying People)?

Even if you don’t believe in (and/or don’t like) prayer, there is no reason to be prejudice against prayer or against people who pray.  Why?  Because . . . 1)  The vast majority of people who tell you they are … Continue reading

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The Tim Tebow Denver/Pittsburg 3:16 Stats, Berry Street, & God

What do you do when you encounter incredible statistical improbabilities (wow, that’s 3 words with 14 syllables)?  1) Write them off as coincidence?  Or 2) Seriously ponder the mystery and awe behind them? For example, have you read or heard … Continue reading

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Dishonesty’s 10 Dirty Downers

1) Dishonesty does not change reality. What is, is. What isn’t, isn’t. Calling an elephant a “cow” does not make it one. 2) Dishonesty destroys your view of reality leading to frequent self-deception and denial. A dishonest person confuses his … 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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Source Of Tormenting Thoughts?

Everybody has probably experienced unwanted or tormenting thoughts. So how do thoughts that a person doesn’t want get into her mind? What is their source? One possible cause of tormenting thoughts could be a person’s own will, choice, or desire. … Continue reading

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Don’t Cringe At Criticism

Don’t cringe at criticism! When handled properly, criticism can become an opportunity to improve yourself and your performance in life. Here are six ways to positively deal with criticism from others: 1) Decide which type of criticism you are facing. … Continue reading

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