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Disclaimer: My hubs are strictly my opinion on selected subjects derived from research and personal experiences.  I do not represent any organization or institution and my intent is not to persuade you in one direction or another. You have your viewpoints, I have mine - and somewhere in the middle is respect)  

My hubs are on various subjects and written not for popularity but for information to challenge the imagination. 

Thanks for your time and God bless!

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    Homosexuality and the Heterosexual Dilemma

    3 weeks ago

    Homosexuality (from Ancient Greekὁμός, meaning "same", and Latinsexus, meaning "sex") is romantic attraction, sexual attraction or sexual behavior between members of the same sex or...

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    A Crisis of Faith: Morality in an Amoral Society

    8 weeks ago

    If you were given unquestionable proof that neither heaven nor hell existed – no rewards or punishment after death and no afterlife - how would you live your life? Would right or wrong really matter? Would...

  • 36

    Creating Your Reality Based On Biblical Principles.

    4 months ago

    I believe in one God, multiple Gods, and sometimes no God at all. I believe in Allah and the multiple expressions of Brahman. I believe in Zoroaster, Shiva, Jesus the Christ and the teachings of Buddha. I believe that...

  • 153

    Heaven and Hell: Are They Literal Places or Figments of the Imagination?

    3 years ago

    “Then I saw a New Heaven and a New Earth, for the first Heaven and the first earth had passed away,and there was no longer any sea. And I saw the Holy City, New Jerusalem coming down out of Heaven from...

  • 16

    The United States, Kurdistan, and the Future of Iraq.

    4 years ago

    At the end of WWI, the victorious allies were creating a massive plan to divide what was left of the once great Ottoman Empire. The allies met in 1919 at the Versailles Conference where then US President Woodrow Wilson...

  • 17

    Nostalgia, The Good Old Days – Who Needs Them?

    2 weeks ago

    During the past, and recent presidential election we hear the all too familiar suggestion of “returning to the good old days.” Every candidate talk about returning America to a sense of values. I don’t...

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    In the Midst of the Storm 2: European American Inventors and their Contributions to the American Dream.

    4 years ago

    The term European Americans in this hub will refer to White Americans of European origins who were members of the early settlers from England. It also refers to White Americans born in the United States who are...

  • 27

    In the Midst of the Storm 1: African American Inventors and their Contributions to the American Dream

    4 years ago

    Although the Slave Trade in America, per the constitutional agreement of the founders fathers ended in the late 1700’s, unfortunately by the mid 1800’s it - once again, became a booming industry particularly...

  • 22

    Is Continued Aid Bad for Africa? Why I Agree with Zambian Economist Dambisa Moyo.

    3 years ago

    Dambisa Moyo, the Zambian economist, educated at Harvard and Oxford and a former employee of The World Bank and Goldman Sachs, has created an inspiring, and provocative argument in her book titled “Dead Aid"...

  • 17

    The Book of Revelation: Prophetic Visions - or the Paranoid Ravings of a Mad Man?

    3 years ago

    “Behold, I am coming soon, to repay everyone for what he has done, I am the Alpha and the Omega, the first, and the last, the beginning and the end. (Revelation 22:12) These mesmerizing words of warning are more...

  • 55

    Is Marriage Really Worth The Challenges?

    9 months ago

    According to Wikipedia, Marriage is a social, spiritual, and/or legal union of individuals. This union may also be called matrimony, while the ceremony that marks its beginning is usually called a wedding and the...

  • 36

    Human Trafficking & Modern Day Slavery

    3 years ago

    There are continuous discussions, forums, dialog, and blogs in the United States about the atrocities of the Transatlantic Slave Trade which transported Africans, against their will, to American soils - trapping them in...

  • 23

    Religious Leaders and Their End-Of-Time Predictions!

    2 years ago

    Prophets of Doom has been around probably since the beginning of man’s existence on earth. Whether one believe man was created by God from the dust of the earth, or he evolved from a sea creature, a monkey, or...

  • 21

    Homeless Children: The Growing Epidemic

    4 years ago

    The typical image of a homeless person is a male in his mid 30’s to late 60”s living in abject poverty. You see him hanging out at soup kitchens, homeless shelters, and on street corners. His mobility...

  • 6

    The Ethical Dilemma of Human Reproductive Cloning

    2 years ago

    James Dewey Watson is an American molecular biologist, best known as one of the co-discoverers of the structure of DNA. In a 1971 article to the medical established, recently re-published– he wrote that “the...

  • 29

    Is Mercy Death and Mercy Killing Moraly Justifiable?

    10 months ago

    Death is the ultimate subject most people would prefer to avoid. With the increase in the average life expectancy people are living longer and as a result, developing more illnesses. As we age, or watch parents or other...

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    Barack Obama And Slavery Reparations

    2 months ago

    Anyone who captures a free person, brings them to another country against their will, forces them to do manual labor without pay, while physically and psychologically abusing them – denying them equal rights to...

  • 53

    What Do You Do When You've Done All You Can?

    2 months ago

    Gospel recording artist Donnie McClurkin composed a popular song titled “Stand” (Released September 25, 2007 under the Verity Label http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PdiO6jKMkYU&feature=related). It's a...

  • 18

    How To Maintain Your Personal Identity Amidst Social Chaos

    3 years ago

    Idries Shah, [1924 – 1996] (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Idries_Shah), is the author of many books used by various academics to pass on ideas and information in the form of stories, or fables. One delightful fable...

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    Is The US Debt a Threat to Democracy?

    4 months ago

    (note: This article was originally composed 4 years ago. Click on the links within the article for latest figures) The Industrial Revolution (1820-1870) ushered in significant advances in agriculture which resulted...

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    The Mayan Calendar and Christian Response to 2012

    3 years ago

    The Maya civilization is a Mesoamerican civilization, noted for the only known fully developed written language of the pre-Columbian Americas, as well as its art, architecture, and mathematical and astronomical systems....

  • 16

    When it's Over, Let It Go (Adam's Mistake)

    9 months ago

    This article is dedicated to a true friend. It’s directed at men but applies to women as well. The biblical story of Adam and Eve suggests that Eve’s disobedience to God introduced sin to the world which...

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    How Barack Obama Became the First African American President of The US

    3 years ago

    Barack Obama was sworn in as the 44th President of the United States of America. This is a remarkable accomplishment for any person – to become leader of the most powerful nation in the world. It’s even more...

  • 8

    How I Discovered the True Meaning of Christmas

    3 months ago

    I was born on a farm in North Carolina in the winter of 1955. By the time I was seven years old I was feeling a bit disappointed over the concept of Christmas because I was not getting the toys I felt I deserved. The...

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