We grow careless with words. Why are we so quick to judge the motives of people online, and why are we so bold to criticize others? Why do we say things online we would never say in person? Why does digital communication draw our scorn so easily? “I think we need to edit ourselves more,” he said, “and realize that mediated communication has tremendous benefits, but detriments as well.”
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“The Prophet Muhammad answered: ‘[Their offspring] constitute part of them.’ They are part of them, said our beloved Muhammad. This is not merely someone’s opinion. Thus, killing their women and children is permitted,” Al-Jazouli said. “America is fighting us and there are countries that are allied with it. The Prophet Muhammad said that it is a duty to fight and target America, and same goes for targeting its allies,” he added. At the end of his presentation, the crowd chanted “Allah Akbar. Allah Akbar,” MEMRI reported.
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The executive order would prevent Christian and other religious organizations with federal contracts from requiring workers to adhere to the tenets of their religious beliefs. And that includes religious Christian colleges and universities that provide financial aid to students.
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God designed husbands and fathers to play an integral role in the development of the next generation. Unfortunately, today’s society isn’t training men how to fulfill that role. Therefore it is incumbent upon the Body of Christ to show them what it looks like. If men in general struggle to define courage and manhood, how much more do those who are caught in the cycle of poor choices and absentee fathers. Helping men understand these five stages of manhood from boyhood, to adolescence, to manhood, and to becoming a mentor and a patriarch is a key to transforming their lives. It gives them an opportunity and a roadmap to truly becoming a man.
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The Declaration of Independence is the official and unequivocal affirmation by the American people of their belief and faith in God. It affirms God’s existence as a “self-evident” truth that requires no further discussion or debate. The nation created by the great Declaration is God’s country. The rights it defines are God-given. The actions of its signers are God-inspired.
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Insurgents have often used suicide asses in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the military said, noting the practice dates to at least June 1995. Typically, horses or donkeys are used as unwitting bomb couriers, but Israeli soldiers have also reported cases of dogs strapped with explosive belts, according to the military. Israeli soldiers uncovered 34 shafts leading into about a dozen underground tunnels, some as deep as 100 feet, that could be used to carry out attacks, the military said.
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