BELIEF IN GOD

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Why Do We Act Like We'll Live Forever?

The truth is most of us cannot achieve a majority of our dreams and just when we think we did, we realize that there's still something hollow and unfulfilling within our inner selves. We are fed constantly with an unrealistic philosophy of optimism; one of the many defensive strategies conjured to fill the void created in one's inner self. The notion that life is auspicious and alluring has to be embedded into our minds in order to deflect and distract us from the epilogue.

Morality and God

What do people really mean by God? What do people really mean by morality? What do people really believe about the connection? This report raises more questions than it answers. It tells us what many people said, but not really what they meant
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People Who Hate Religion Are Hurting Christmas

Somewhere along the way to inclusion, accommodation and tolerance, it became acceptable for the politically correct, secular, agnostic, atheistic left to demean and denigrate and disrespect those of us who believe in the Bible. East Point Academy is a publicly-funded charter school in South Carolina that runs "Operation Christmas Child" annually, encouraging children to buy gifts for the less fortunate. But the school recently received a letter from the American Humanist Association demanding the project be stopped. The letter called the school's involvement in Operation Christmas Child "unconstitutional.
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Is Racism Actually a Fear of the Unknown?

You walk into a store and the salesperson is a different colour, a woman wearing a hijab, a young man with piercings and tattoos. You walk into a room and realize that no one looks like you. A sense of anxiety sets in from the fight/flight response to fear. That instinctual response to fear begins because we instinctively fear the unknown -- be it a place, an event, a person.
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The Life of Pi Shines Onscreen

I predict another novel Life of Pi by Yann Martel will be studied in a similar way by future generations. The difference is those students will be rewarded with a viewing of the just-released, sensational, epic 3D adaptation of the supposedly "unfilmable" book.
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How to Let Someone Go

I realize that holding on to something or someone for longer than necessary, does not make them or it "belong" to you. It actually has the opposite effect. The stronger and longer you hold on to them, the more they will wish for freedom. They will desperately want to seek air outside of you.