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WHY DIETS FAIL

Diets

Quite simply, dieters fail because the human body is not designed for dieting. Our bodies need calories for fuel, and physiologically, voluntary calorie restriction is a direct threat to this natural self-preserving mechanism. Our bodies embrace the life-sustaining sustenance in

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PLAN AHEAD FOR HEALTHY LIVING

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Now that the first installment of Obamacare has been rolled out, we have all been subjected to the grand mess it is turning out to be. Even if we assume (in a fantasy) that everyone behind government-mandated health care is

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Posted in Current Events, Health, Medical, Opinion

THE WORD, THE STATE, AND YOU: CHRISTIAN OBEDIENCE TO GOVERNMENT

Church-and-State

Question: What is the appropriate degree of Christian obedience to government? Is a Christian under any obligation to support whatever policies the governing authorities deem appropriate? Answer: Well, it depends … Certainly, I believe the answer is not to “be

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Posted in Opinion, Politics, Religion

THE UNIVERSAL BLUEPRINT: THE BIBLE

Blueprints

As anyone becomes more involved in biblical study, the more they’ll discover the richness involved in the text, and its pervasive application to our everyday lives. What the Bible is not is an ancient text pertinent only to a remote,

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STATISTICAL SENSATIONALISM IN THE MEDIA

Media Sensationalism

We live in a time when many hazardous things happen on a daily basis, ranging from the accustomed and banal (paper cuts) to the dramatic and lethal (the Boston marathon bombings). Instances such as the latter are truly horrific and

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THE MOSAIC LAW VERSION 2.0

Mosaic Law

Moses brought the Mosaic Law to the nation of Israel in ancient biblical times—the commandments detailed a series of explicit rules to guide the Israelites in their everyday lives in order to obtain righteousness. In those times (pre-Christ), there was

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THE LEFT LANE PERSONALITY

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The left lane personality is unique and special. On many occasions in my many travels to-and-fro in the state of New York, I had the displeasure of being stuck in traffic. Certainly around NYC, traffic always seems to be the

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FIRST WORLD PROBLEMS

FWP

First world problems are unique to the privileged, yet unknown to the underserved. Happiness is a relative term, especially in the USA. There are some people who have enough of an inward fire that they will be able to see

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