"The history of the United States is a "history of religious sects that have sanctified the power of self,"
some of them "cultists breaking away from cultists who had themselves broken away from England," with New England as the "test tube."
The 18th- and 19th-century periods of Protestant Christian revival known as the First and Second Great Awakening (1734–1740 and 1820–1860) crea...
Friday, October 25, 2013 |
by: TerrificDeeDepression can be a sensitive subject to talk about and can be even more difficult to handle. Admitting that you suffer from depression could be viewed as a sign of weakness from others which can lead to social isolation. It can also lead to feelings that your life is out of control and that you can’t dig yourself out of any difficulties you may face in life. Depression is a serious i...
Friday, November 1, 2013 |
by: 79poundsJapan teaches MANNERS the first 3 years of school and nothing else.
Tertiary education means, "college/university education"
3. Japan > Pct. population with tertiary education: 46.4% > Average annual growth rate (2000-2011): 3.0% (14th lowest) > Education expenditure as pct. of GDP: 5.1% (6th lowest)
Japan spent a smaller percentage of its GDP on education than the aver...
"People with higher IQs are more likely to stay up late and they show a higher ‘level of cognitive complexity.’
Other studies also show that people who wake early fade in terms of cognitive ability at a faster rate than those who don’t. This article summarizes the results of several scientific studies that suggest night people...
Delphine Boël Boël and her daughter at a book signing in 2008
Born (1968-02-22) 22 February 1968 (age 45) Children Joséphine Boël O'Hare Oscar Boël O'Hare Jonkvrouw Delphine Michèle Anne Marie Ghislaine Boël (born on 22 February 1968) is a Belgian artist who makes multi-media artworks. She is alleged to be the il...
Saturday, November 9, 2013 |
by: 79pounds3. The Netherlands > Health expenditure per capita: $5,099 > Expenditure as a pct. of GDP: 11.9% (2nd highest) > Pct. obese: 11.4% > Life expectancy: 81.3 years
The Netherlands is one of just four nations to spend more than $5,000 per capita on health care. Health spending in the country accounted for 11.9% of GDP, a larger percentage than in any other developed nation except the U.S...
a new purpose and new mission after retirement:
Keep growing and don't stagnate. Make a list of big challenges you'd like to accomplish in retirement. Learning a new language, writing a book, picking up an instrument and learning photography are some popular challenges for retirees.
Join a community. Volunteering and giving back gives you a chance to share your skills and experiences in a positiv...
Sunday, November 17, 2013 |
by: 79poundsDRINK WATER ON EMPTY STOMACH ~~~~~~
It is popular in Japan today to drink water (or white wine?) immediately after waking up every morning.
Furthermore, scientific tests have proven its value.
We publish below a description of use of water for our readers.
For old and serious diseases as well as modern illnesses the water treatment had been found successful by a Japanese medical soc...
Sunday, November 17, 2013 |
by: 79poundsThere are many symptoms of parasites that people express in daily life, believing that these are completely normal. While sickness has become normal in the modern lifestyle, it does not have to be. The amount of damage that can be caused by parasites is virtually limitless, because many are small enough to travel anywhere in the body through the bloodstream. They exist by robbin...
Friday, November 29, 2013 |
by: 79poundsAfter the grave Puritans arrived on the Mayflower and established Plimoth Plantation in 1620, they promptly began to issue all sorts of thanksgiving proclamations. These “celebrations” might be declared in observance of “a military victory, a good harvest, or a providential rainfall,” says Smith, but they were solemn days of prayer, not sumptuous meals shared with their Fi...