The Burning of Washington

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Burning of Washington 1814

The Burning of Washington in 1814 was an incident during the War of 1812 between the forces of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and those of the United States of America. On August 24, 1814, after defeating the Americans at the Battle of Bladensburg, a British force led by Major General Robert Ross occupied Washington City and set fire to many public buildings. Continue reading

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The 48 Laws of Power

48 hours of power

The 48 Laws of Power (1998) is the first book by American author Robert Greene. The book, an international bestseller, is a practical guide for anyone who wants power, observes power, or wants to arm himself against power.  Continue reading

Religious Lies (Cartoons)

The following are cartoons of lies of the bible which only the ignorant, the fearful and the paranoid believe in. We began as competiters for food and shelter. The lesson of survival is part of our genes. Our evolution to sensient humans must take the next step – to serve our neighbor for own sake. Continue reading

Should Doctors Pray With Patients?

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There is increasing interest among the general public and the medical community in the role of religion in medicine. Polls indicate that the U.S. population is highly religious; most people believe in heaven and hell, the healing power of prayer, and the capacity of faith to aid in the recovery from disease.  Continue reading

What is Ideology?

An ideology is a set of conscious and unconscious ideas that constitute one’s goals, expectations, and actions. An ideology is a comprehensive vision, a way of looking at things (compare worldview) as in several philosophical tendencies Continue reading

Riches the baggage of virtue.


Frances Bacon

I CANNOT call riches better than the baggage of virtue. The Roman word is better, impedimenta. For as the baggage is to an army, so is riches to virtue. It cannot be spared, nor left behind, but it hindereth the march; yea, and the care of it, sometimes loseth or disturbeth the victory. Of great riches there is no real use, except it be in the distribution; the rest is but conceit. Continue reading