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The Nicene Creed & The Apostles’ Creed

The Nicene Creed is often confused with the Apostles’ Creed. Below are both versions for study and comparison. The Nicene Creed I believe in one God, the Father almighty,maker of heaven and earth, of all things visible and invisible. I believe in one Lord Jesus Christ,the Only Begotten Son of God, born of the Father …

Written by July 1st, 2019 Religion & Spirituality

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Petrichor – noun

Petrichor refers to the smell that arises when it first starts raining. It is the smell of freshly wetted soil/ground. Petrichor is one of my favorite words. I have always loved that smell right after it rains after a dry spell. It is evocative of my childhood, and I was thrilled to find out there …

Written by July 19th, 2019 Personal Interest
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Major Religions of the World

Statistical information is always interesting to consider. With all the talk about atheism and a scientific view of the World, religion and the belief in some kind of creator is incredibly widespread. Major Religions Christianity – 2.4 billion Islam – 1.8 billion Hinduism – 1.1 billion Medium Sized Religions Buddhism – 520 million Folk Religion …

Written by July 4th, 2019 Religion & Spirituality

The Nicene Creed & The Apostles’ Creed

The Nicene Creed is often confused with the Apostles’ Creed. Below are both versions for study and comparison. The Nicene Creed I believe in one God, the Father almighty,maker of heaven and earth, of all things visible and invisible. I believe in one Lord Jesus Christ,the Only Begotten Son of God, born of the Father …

Written by July 1st, 2019 Religion & Spirituality

Solipsism – noun

Solipsism is the philosophical theory or idea that the self is the only thing the existance of which can be known. In simple terms, it is only possible to be certain of one’s minds existence, and nothing outside of it. The word solipsism is the combination of the Latin words solus (meaning ‘alone’), and ipse …

Written by June 27th, 2019 Personal Interest
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401k Investments Are a Fraud

The touting of 401k plans are ubiquitous. Workers are encouraged to put a good portion of their earnings (usually 10-15%) into a 401k retirement account to fund their eventual retirement. 401k accounts allow workers to buy (it is claimed to be an investment) shares in mutual funds which are comprised of a variety of stocks. …

Written by June 21st, 2019 Society & Politics

A man has as many masters as…

A man has as many masters as he has appetites. Augustine of Hippo

Written by May 3rd, 2019 Philosophy & Ethics