198 results for 'religion'
...Chinese authorities continue vilifying Christians as “imaginary enemies, ” boldly taking actions to dismantle and control the independent Christian church, especially in Beijing.
Although every human being has the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion; this right includes freedom to change his religion or belief, and freedom, either alone or in community with others and in public or private, to manifest his religion or belief in teaching, practice, worship and observance (Article 18, Universal Declaration of the Human Rights, proclaimed ... (more)
... freedom fighters, aid workers etc.
In every poetry, I talk about different events from Human Rights violations to other frustrations, journalists can deal with when they report in countries that are hostile to an independent press. Like in all my books, I use poetry to criticize religion and its promotion of bigotry around the world. I end my book with a conclusion where I talk about the insecurities of those who are hostile to the free press and their desire to promote violence crime because they don’t know anything about the principles that makes a decent human... (more)
...regime in 1947.
On a transfer flight to Chicago to take part in anIndia Independence Parade, Bollywood's biggest star, Shah Rukh Khan is detained.
India is one of the few countries I think maybe equivalent in it’s tolerance towards different aspects of culture and religion like the United States, UK, Australia, etc. A country where people of Hindu, Muslim, Buddhism, and Christianity get a long for the most part. But just like in the U.S. there are ignorances that try as we might, may never be dis-engrained (yes I believe I made that word up), as those thoughts... (more)
...the fanatic multiculturalists assenting to this vote would have easily glossed over what this school teaches if the school was run by White folks from the Ku Klux Klan.
Since both the Klan and this school are both alleged to teach violence against Jews, I don't really see all that much difference between then.
More importantly, since it is not a matter of "philosophy", I wonder if the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors will be as eager to grant requests made on the part of church groups, or does Christianity just happen to be the wrong religion?
by Frederick Meekins(more)
...value to mean something good and holy as it is suppose to all be symbolic of the Lord and savior. The connection between the celebrated Savior and Santa or between Christian and Christmas however is never clearly decipherable, it all seems to be a seasonal concoction of cultural politics, of religion and economic sciences, with everybody participating in the affair without knowing what it is really all about. To begin with if we examine the celebrated terminology “Merry Christmas”, it appears as an average and inconspicuous phrase, one of no great concern, we normally use it as a way... (more)
Marx served as a kind of intellectual middleman between the theoretically-inclined such as Feuerbach and Darwin and the later activists such as Lenin and Mao who would adapt Marx's own writings for the actual political arena. Borrowing from the materialism of Feuerbach, Marx believed that religion and the notion of God were devised by bourgeois elites in order to subjugate the proletarian masses. Borrowing from Darwin's theory of growth through conflict, Marx believed these religious notions would have to be swept away along side with most forms of private property in order to make a... (more)
What if they sold houses like
True believers sell heaven?
© 8-1-09 By David M Payne
I'm always amazed that people buy into the God/religion biz and its promise of heaven for the true believer. That's assuming you pick the right religion, sect, cult etc to begin with, but that's another essay.
Try this out. You are invited to a seminar on buying a house for only 10% of your income! Well, that’s a great price for most people, so you go. Boy this is some kind of seminar, lots of people there who are... (more)
...worth based upon what they contribute or give back to the COMMUNITY. For example, illegal aliens are valuable and deserving of healthcare for their labor as near slaves. Sodomites are valuable to the state because of their deep pockets and for eroding traditional morality and religion.Conversely, under such a system, it is in the state’s interest to quickly shuttle the elderly out of this life. This is for the following reasons.For starters, since they are infirm, the elderly are unable to tangibly contribute to society’s perceived economic needs. However, more... (more)
I asked my mother, What is love? She said, A mother is love.
I said, what if you die? does love die too?
I asked my friend, What is love? She said it is when we feel each other even when we are far apart. I said, but you live far away, you are busy all the time with your job, your family your other interests... She said, yea, but sometimes love is like that.
I asked God, what is love? He said, I AM LOVE. I asked, so how do I know your love?
He said, I gave you my Sun. She is a powerful, bright, constant source of warmth and light. She was the first of my... (more)
...of the Human Rights is granting to ALL PEOPLE religious liberty and to receive or to impart information of any kind regardless borders in other words written “regardless of frontiers.”Article 18
Everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion; this right includes freedom to change his religion or belief, and freedom, either alone or in community with others and in public or private, to manifest his religion or belief in teaching, practice, worship and observance.Article 19
Everyone has the right to freedom of ... (more)