Culture

The True Meaning of Freedom

The True Meaning of Freedom

by Alex Lickerman, M.D. We may not have free will, but we can still act freely—sort of. America is a symbol of freedom all over the world, enjoying as it does freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and freedom of the press. Our ancestors prized these political freedoms so much […]

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A Journey Through Lent

by eCommunicator  A Journey Through Lent (Youtube/Jennifer Holland) A journey through lent in pictures, words, phrases and music. Join Christ from his entry into Jerusalem through the Last Supper. Feel the weight of the cross and our sin. The empty tomb is the symbol of glory and triumph over […]

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The Middle East Then and Now: The History of Israel, Iran, Syria and Afghanistan

The Middle East Then and Now: The History of Israel, Iran, Syria and Afghanistan

by eCommunicator Authors: M. Clement Hall and Charles River Editors Paperback: 254 pages Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (October 26, 2013) Language: English ISBN-10: 1493591681 ISBN-13: 978-1493591688 Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.6 x 9 inches Shipping Weight: 15.7 ounces Before World War I, the West was largely unfamiliar with the […]

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The Mesopotamian Civilization.

The Mesopotamian Civilization

by eCommunicator Ancient Mesopotamia, often referred to as the cradle of civilization, was once home to some of the most influential cities in human history. Mesopotamia (from the Greek, meaning ‘between two rivers’) was an ancient region located in the eastern Mediterranean bounded in the northeast by the Zagros Mountains […]

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America’s Veterans Central Missouri Honor Flight

Does Honor Have a Future?

by William J. Bennett It seems a bit strange that a well-worn former government employee and sometime philosopher like myself should be asked to address this assemblage on matters of ethics and honor, right and wrong, on the question, “Does Honor Have a Future?” But as Sir Thomas More said, […]

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The Washington Monument has undergone more than $10.7 million in repairs and renovations. The monument reopens on Sept. 19

2019: The Year in Review

by eCommunicator 1. The Impeachment of Donald Trump The impeachment of Donald Trump, the 45th president of the United States, occurred on December 18, 2019, when the House of Representatives approved articles of impeachment on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. The president’s impeachment came after a […]

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Rene Caillie portrait by Amélie Legrand de Saint-Aubin

Who is René Caillié?

by eCommunicator Auguste René Caillié was a French explorer and the first European to return alive from the town of Timbuktu. Caillié had been preceded at Timbuktu by a British officer, Major Gordon Laing, who was murdered in September 1826 on leaving the city. Caillié was born 19 November 1799 […]

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