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Christmas Concert for My Care2 Friends: Luciano Pavarotti   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Christmas Concert, Luciano Pavarotti )

- 1 day ago -
The most beautiful and powerful voice ever at the Christmas Concert in the Cathedral Notre Dame of Montreal
DNA Analysis of Consecrated Sacramental Bread Refutes Catholic Transubstantiation Claim - Scientific Raelian
Society & Culture  (tags: Transubstantiation, Eucharist, Catholic church, wafer, body of Christ, Catholic dogma, science, unscientific, DNA human, DNA wheat, Raelians )

- 21 hours ago -
The doctrine of transubstantiation was officially defined during the council of Trent in 1551 CE and holds that the consecration that takes place during Eucharist literally changes the substance of the bread into the substance of the body of Christ.TESTED
How Long Must Palestinians Pay for the Holocaust? [Op-Ed]
Society & Culture  (tags: occupation-siege on Gaza-Palestine, abuse of power, Human Rights Violations, Holocaust, displacement, annexations, apartheid state, BDS, Free Palestine!, human rights watch, media, news, world, children, freedoms, americans, activists, violence )

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A man leading an occupying state, a racist state in which mixed marriages are protested, doesn't get to teach lessons to others.
A Message of Compassion From the Dalai Lama
Society & Culture  (tags: peaceful )

- 1 day ago -
Dear care 2 community, sharing this message as a sign of peace, of love and hope for all. Peace be with you all at this festive time
From The Mouths of Kids   video
Society & Culture  (tags: children, humans, GoodNews, interesting )

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- 1 day ago -
What is Christmas?
He Gave a Random Homeless Man Asking for Handouts $100 to See What the Man Would Do With the Cash   video
Society & Culture  (tags: )

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Lin first assumed the man had bought alcohol; he never expected to discover that the man had actually bought food to give to others in need
California County Routinely Kidnaps Thousands of Babies Without Any Warrant or Reason, Lawsuit Claims
Society & Culture  (tags: cps, corruption, government, news, americans, u.s., family, freedoms, humans, society, child, children, government, news, women, corruption )

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Officials with Riverside County, Calif., removed a newborn baby from her mother without a valid reason or a court-ordered warrant, a practice that the county does very often, according to claims made by the mother in a federal class action lawsuit.
Charges Expected To Be Filed Against MOA Protest Organizers | CBS Minnesota
Society & Culture  (tags: protests, black lives matter, Bloomington, mall of america, profits, holiday shopping )

- 1 day ago -
In the next few days, the Bloomington City Attorney Sandra Johnson expects to file criminal charges against the organizers of Saturday's protest at Mall of America. The group, "Black Lives Matter" chose the mall for its high visibility.
Will Pope Francis Put His Institution Where His Values Are? | Common Dreams | Breaking News
Society & Culture  (tags: Pope Francis, slave labor, modern slavery, economic justice, fairness, living wages, forced labor, Catholic Church, economy, Catholic wealth, Church moral leadership )

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The Pope demands action on a global scale to protect tens of millions of ill-treated workers. Will he order his own institution to take the lead? The Catholic Church spends about 170 billion a year on products and services, according to The Economist.
The 2014 Dishonest Reporting Awards
Society & Culture  (tags: media, reporting, bias, inaccuracies )

- 1 day ago -
For the first time, we decided to set aside the readers' choice for the 2014 Dishonest Reporter.
VIDEO: Native American Killed By Police One Day After Attending #NativeLivesMatter Rally
Society & Culture  (tags: #BlackLivesMatter, #NativeLivesMatter, I can't breathe, indian, indian country, Native American, Police, police brutality, Rapid City, Rapid City Police Department, South Dakota )

- 5 hours ago -
The racial group most likely to be killed by law enforcement is Native Americans, followed by African Americans, Latinos, Whites, and Asian Americans.
31 Vintage Holiday Moments
Society & Culture  (tags: Christmases past, Hannukah, history, holiday, war and peace, family, culture, society, world )

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Holidays are said to be a time of love, cheer and human compassion. These photos may be decades-old, but the stories they tell is not much different than the stories of today.
Satipatthana Sutta (Discourse on the Foundations of Mindfulness)   video
Society & Culture  (tags: education, mindfulness, meditation, Buddha, Buddhism )

- 13 hours ago -
An interesting talk on mindfulness and Buddhism by Yuttadhammo Bhikkhu a Buddhist monk
27 Truly Bizarre Christmas Traditions From Around The World
Society & Culture  (tags: holiday tradition, christmas traditions, travel, world culture )

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Some of these are "old fashioned," just like many American traditions, but still very interesting. See anything you want to try?
America's Dangerous Turn to Anti-Intellectualism
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, society, culture, education, ethics, environment, dishonesty, religion, politics, media, law, violence, women, abuse, freedoms, rights, police )

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The rise in academic book bannings and firings is compounded by a growing disregard for scholarship itself.
Don't Just Question the 10 Commandments; Question the Entire Bible
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, ethics )

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That's real morality in a nutshell.
Gaza's Christians Seek Better Life Outside the Prison .
Society & Culture  (tags: Christian community, coexistence, Gazans, Greek Orthodox Christians, Gaza siege-assault 2014, Muslims, freedoms, news, religion, children, environment )

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"We are a conservative community here so they don't touch us, they respect us. The respect is even greater after the last event." By the "last event" Tarazi is referring to is the role the church played in harbouring families during the latest war on Gaza
'The Interview' May Still See Theatres With Screenings Planned in Toronto, Montreal
Society & Culture  (tags: The Interview, americans, culture, ethics, freedoms, government, humans, movies, politics, rights, safety, society, usa, world )

- 1 day ago -
Scollon, who runs a Toronto marketing agency, has launched a plan to screen the film in Toronto through a Facebook page.
35 Gay Activists Attacked in Zimbabwe
Society & Culture  (tags: gayrights )

- 1 day ago -
same old, same old...
BBC Chief: Anti-Semitism Makes Me Question Jews' Future in UK
Society & Culture  (tags: anti-Semitism, UK )

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'I've never felt so uncomfortable being a Jew in the UK as in the last 12 months" You've seen murders in France.& in Belgium. It's been pretty grim actually. Having lived all my life in the UK, I've never felt as I do now about anti-Semitism in Europe.
Music and Entertainment Industry Pays Tribute to Memory of Singer Joe Cocker - National Vintage Rock 'N' Roll | Examiner.Com
Society & Culture  (tags: music, musician, sadness )

- 1 day ago -
Fellow musicians and entertainers paid tribute Dec. 22 to singer Joe Cocker, who died from cancer.
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, family, freedoms, crime, government, law )

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At the December 2 "negotiation" meeting held by the Mohawk Council of Kahnawake Inc. we were informed that an illegal settlement is being finalized between them and Ottawa. We would get some of our own money and then be removed.
Muslims and Christmas (Special Coverage)
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, interesting, society, christmas )

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The Islamic ruling on celebrating Christmas and sharing non-Muslims' festive occasions;
A Hell of a Time
Society & Culture  (tags: social values, Christmas, song )

- 7 hours ago -
It's a Christmas song, or perhaps an anti-Christmas song, or perhaps even more accurately a truly pro-Christmas song. No matter what your beliefs are, have a listen.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: The Police Aren't Under Attack. Institutionalized Racism Is. | TIME
Society & Culture  (tags: police, policism, Racism, institutional racism, michael brown, eric garner, ferguson, protest, liberty, freedoms )

- 4 hours ago -
The way to honor those who defend our liberties with their lives -- as did my father and grandfather -- is not to curtail liberty, but to exercise it fully in pursuit of a just and peaceful society
Why Activists Get Death Threats
Society & Culture  (tags: society, safety, rights, freedoms, ethics, culture, abuse, crime, death, religion, politics, law, health, humans, family, children, usa, activists )

- 2 hours ago -
Activists talk about the dangers of standing up for controversial ideas.
Homeless Man Receives $100... Then Shocks Everyone With How He Spends It
Society & Culture  (tags: homeless, charity, kindness )

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Let's face it: Many of us hesitate to hand money to the homeless, concerned they will spend it in ways we'd consider unwise.
Addicting Info: Pastor Who Gave Up Religion For A Year To Test His Faith Says He Might Not Go Back
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, pastor, atheism, seventh day adventist, god-free, leaving the church )

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A former Seventh Day Adventist pastor who pledged to live 2014 god-free in order to test his faith, now says he is contemplating leaving religion for good.

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