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How the Rite of Marriage Defines What One Should Value

How the Rite of Marriage Defines What One Should Value

Marriage, in the traditional sense, is the union between a man and a woman. This rite has been practiced among various cultures around the globe for centuries. It is the foundation for the social embodiment of what ...

What the first Thanksgiving dinner actually looked like

What the first Thanksgiving dinner actually looked like

Most Americans probably don’t realize that we have a very limited understanding of the first Thanksgiving, which took place in 1621 in Massachusetts. Indeed, few of our present-day traditions resemble what happened almost 400 years ago, ...

Martins Rubenis, an Olympic medalist’s story of change

Martins Rubenis, an Olympic medalist’s story of change

Martins Rubenis is a retired Olympic medalist from Latvia. Born in 1978, Rubenis started learning luge when he was 9 years old. Despite the honors, an athlete’s lifestyle can inflict a huge toll on the body. “I ...

How not to be boring

How not to be boring

The key to not be boring is to honestly express the deeper-self. What does this mean? It means that throughout life we are constantly engaging with objects and people, whether it is through what we say, what ...

The Dialectics of Pooh

The Dialectics of Pooh

Dialectics also means to investigate both sides of an argument to delve into higher understanding of it. For example, the discourse between good vs evil; light vs darkness is one that tries find Truth -the nature ...

Eastern Philosophy: Wuwei

Eastern Philosophy: Wuwei

"Empty your mind, be formless, shapeless — like water. Now you put water in a cup, it becomes the cup; You put water into a bottle it becomes the bottle; You put it in a ...

Man’s origin found in ancient Sumerian tablets

Man’s origin found in ancient Sumerian tablets

Sumer’s city Eridu was first inhabited in 5400 BC in the southernmost region of ancient Mesopotamia (today’s Iraq). It is the earliest civilization known on Earth, it was also an inexplicably advanced civilization. The Sumerians ...

The dog that went to prison

The dog that went to prison

In 1924, a black Irish setter received a life sentence at Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia. He was a dog called Pep.Pep was arrested in his home for the murder of the cat belonging to ...

Food for thoughts: Our civilization as an entity

Food for thoughts: Our civilization as an entity

What is the nature of society? What are its characteristics? Can it be drawn? What would it look like? From the fundamentalist perspective, society is an ongoing expression of information exchange. Different ethnicities, bringing different sets ...