Archive for the ‘History’ Category

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“Truth” As Defined By Man (Is Always Subject to Revision)

TheDiscipleMD.com “When the crew of the Virginia scallop trawler Cinmar hauled a mastodon tusk onto the deck in 1970, another oddity dropped out of the net: a dark, tapered stone blade, nearly eight inches long and still sharp. Forty years later, this rediscovered prehistoric slasher has reopened debate on a radical theory about who the first […]

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The Pockmarked Army of God

TheDiscipleMD They are permanent marks on my face! They have been there since I was a kid, scars I received in a battle with the Chickenpox. On the right side of my face there are two pockmarks. They have faded, but they are still visible to the naked eye. They have become a part of […]

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The 56th Rule of Civility and Decent Behavior

TheDiscipleMD In 1595 French Jesuits composed a set of rules which they called “110 Rules of Civility and Decent Behavior in Company and Conversation”. At the age of 16 our first President, George Washington copied by hand these “rules” and patterned his life after them. Many of the rules seem outdated and even “silly” to […]

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The Body That Lies Beneath

TheDiscipleMD Several years ago former Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice, addressed a crowd of nearly 18,000 in a special forum address at BYU’s Marriott Center….Rice started with a caution to those in attendance, and those covering the speech as journalists, saying, “Today’s headlines and history’s judgments are rarely the same.” (BYU Media Relations Jan. 24, […]

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