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Witchcraft and Possession Belief Linked to Child Abuse and Death in the UK

Hollywood may not necessarily idolize witchcraft, but it certainly fanaticizes it. From “Sabrina the Teenage Witch” to “The Wizard of Oz” to “Maleficent,” there are dozens of movies spanning several generatio ...

Category: Religion Superstitions

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Rudeness Is on the Rise, but Why?

Why are people so mean?  If it seems like you ask this question more and more these days, you’re not alone. Some people on the internet think that just because they’re hidden behind a username and a screen that the ...

Category: Health and Wellness Morality

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What Does It Really Mean To “Turn the Other Cheek,” and How Can You?

Exodus 21:24 of the Old Testament proposes a legal guideline for punishments, which is “an eye for an eye.” The purpose of this guideline was to ensure that no person endured a sentence more severe than the crime its ...

Category: Morality Religion

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Buddhism and Euthanasia

One of the central themes of almost all religions is death or, more specifically, what becomes of us when we die. The teachings of almost every faith focus on attempting to explain death and dying and how it fits in with ...

Category: Human Rights Morality Buddhism

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Simplify Your Life With These 4 Tips

If you’re like many Americans today, you may feel pressed for time, money and space. You may find it difficult to make time or room for the things in life that really matter, such as family, friends and hobbies that yo ...

Category: Health and Wellness

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Choosing Your Religion: Voluntarism, Involuntarism and Belief

Atheists and theists often disagree as to the nature of belief or, more specifically, how and why individuals believe the things they do. Atheists often claim that believers are overly imprudent and have faith in things ...

Category: Religion Science

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The Power of Forgiveness (and How To Forgive)

Everyone has been hurt by someone near and dear to them at one point or another. Sometimes the harm is intentional, while more often than not it is the result of a careless statement, years of shaded criticism, a single ...

Category: Morality

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The World’s Top Four Religions

There are 4,300 religions of the world, according to the findings of Adherents, a non-religious, independent organization that monitors the number and size of the world’s religions. Eighty percent of the planet’s sev ...

Category: Religion

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Foods and Their Meanings Around the World

Since ancient times, people have been attributing symbolic meaning to foods. In some cultures, a plate of spaghetti is not just a plate of spaghetti, and in some households, a single piece of fruit may represent luck, fe ...

Category: Religion Superstitions

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Kindness Starts With You

Many people, as they enter the new year, have vague goals for themselves. “Lose weight,” “make more money,” “change jobs,” “drink less,” “exercise more,” and “quit smoking” all make the top 10 lis ...

Category: Morality

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