Category Archives: culture differences

GERMANY (MERKEL) TELLS JAPAN TO FACE HISTORY SQUARELY


One constant problem with individuals, nations, corporations, organizations, etc.  is the strong desire to recount our pasts in the most favorable terms.  All of us can remember when we did this (or at least were very tempted to do it). … Continue reading

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Present day Witch hunts increase in Tanzania as albino deaths jump


Tonny Onyulo USA Today | Mar. 2, 2015 Tabora, Tanzania Many women are living in fear in this rural part of northwestern Tanzania because they are increasingly being targeted by witch hunts — literally. This East African country is grappling … Continue reading

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See how this denomination hopes to combat membership loss


Cash requested to combat the ‘doomsday machine’ by Tim Wyatt Posted: 13 Feb 2015 @ 12:07 Original source:  http://www.churchtimes.co.uk/articles/2015/13-february/news/uk/cash-requested-to-combat-the-doomsday-machine   ISTOCK Here are insights into the Church of England trying to deal with its devastating continuing membership losses.  The view … Continue reading

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Wonder why some folks think patriotism is dumb? Way to go, Quebec. A wonderful explanation to parents.


MAYOR REFUSES TO REMOVE PORK FROM SCHOOL CANTEEN MENU… EXPLAINS WHY Muslim parents demanded the abolition of pork in all the school canteens of a Montreal suburb. The mayor of the Montreal suburb of Dorval,has refused, and the town clerk … Continue reading

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US futurist touts the rise of the “Global Southern Belt”


China-US / People Updated: 2015-01-30 05:15 By Zhang Yue(China Daily USA) John and his wife Doris were in Beijing on Jan 9 for the launch of their new book The Global Game Change. John Naisbitt, the famed American futurist and … Continue reading

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Trying to understand Ecumenism and Russian State Power


Ecumenism and Russian State Power by George Weigel 11 . 12 . 14 Source http://www.firstthings.com/web-exclusives/2014/11/ecumenism-and-russian-state-power Historically, various Orthodox Churches have identified with the political governance in their nations (ethnic groups). Here is a current day example of how this relationship … Continue reading

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Perils in Social Engineering


Social engineering has been an ancient, historic, and current goal throughout earth history. It is something done in every era, and often challenged by social engineering with total different goals. One of the challenges inherent with such engineering is that … Continue reading

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