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This time of the year can be frustrating. Documents are gathered. Receipts are gathered and reviewed. It is tax season. It is a complicated system. The government favors or incentivizes certain behavior and business. Can’t we just go to a … Continue reading
Society is filled with self-centered people. It always has been, to one degree or another. It is all about them. They are only your friends or close family members, so long as they see a direct benefit to them. The … Continue reading
Have you every wondered why the Bible was written the way that it was written? Why didn’t God present His message in an encyclopedic format. He could have categorized information under heading, and listed these categories alphabetically. For example, If I … Continue reading
Ignaz Semmelweis (1818-1865), a young Hungarian-born physician, working in Vienna, Austria, implemented an unpopular policy which saved many lives. The year was 1847. He ordered all doctors and medical students working in the maternity ward of Vienna General Hospital, to … Continue reading
It is no secret. Women typically earn less income than men. “For American women twenty-five and older who hold at least a bachelor’s degree and work full-time, the national median income is about $47,000. Similar men, meanwhile, make more than … Continue reading
This is the final part on race and prejudice. In this article, we will deal with a couple of points left untouched to this point… One Race The term “race” can be used to mean different things. It can mean: … Continue reading
Sex is very much a part of the American life. “The Pill” was introduced to American married women in 1960. Since 1972, “The Pill” has been available to both married and non-married women. “In 2008, Americans spent $3.5 billion on … Continue reading
Definition: “Abortion” in this study does not refer to spontaneous abortions (miscarriages) or accidental abortions. The word in this study refers to the voluntary termination of pregnancy. Abortion is common around the globe. Since Roe v. Wade decision (Jan. 22, … Continue reading