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Does 9/11 museum slander Muslims? - CNN (blog)

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Does 9/11 museum slander Muslims?
CNN (blog)
If you're a dark skinned, ho/mose/xual, Muslim you may be targeted by any number of US Christian terrorist groups – especially in the southern states where white supremacist cults seem to abound. It's probably also a good idea to stay at least 100 ...

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India elections: Tamil Nadu chief feeds goodwill with five-rupee meals - The Guardian

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 22:01

The Guardian

India elections: Tamil Nadu chief feeds goodwill with five-rupee meals
The Guardian
India has so many interests – cultural, social, religious as well as regional – and all look for democratic expression. That is the nation's strength." But others see these three women, and local leaders with smaller followings, as troublemakers out ...

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China reveals conditions for console games - The Gamer Headlines

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 08:40

The Gamer Headlines

China reveals conditions for console games
The Gamer Headlines
Furthermore, anything hinting at cults or superstitions is ruled out, as well as anything that even remotely challenges China's political, national or religious integrity. Games with horror elements and monsters are likely to be ruled out too. Don't ...

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Walking among saints and sinners at Fowler Museum - Los Angeles Times

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 08:20

Walking among saints and sinners at Fowler Museum
Los Angeles Times
Religious inflection is added by his given name, Jesus, among the most popular in Catholic Mexico. Together, the neologism speaks of a cleansing ... Virgin Mary and the doomsday Grim Reaper. Her skeleton form can be traced to Mesoamerican death cults.

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Walking among saints and sinners at Fowler Museum - Los Angeles Times

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 08:20

Walking among saints and sinners at Fowler Museum
Los Angeles Times
Religious inflection is added by his given name, Jesus, among the most popular in Catholic Mexico. Together, the neologism speaks of a cleansing ... Virgin Mary and the doomsday Grim Reaper. Her skeleton form can be traced to Mesoamerican death cults.

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Cultivating hard topics - The Sun Daily

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 07:56

Cultivating hard topics
The Sun Daily
Over time, Sanctuaria grows to become a 200-member commune and then, the story takes a dark turn when Yang Ariff becomes consumed by power and his utopia turns into a cult. “His intentions started out as noble,” said the 36-year-old Shaz, whose ...

The Quiet Ones: Pseudoscience Vs. The Supernatural - moviepilot.com

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 19:34

The Quiet Ones: Pseudoscience Vs. The Supernatural
moviepilot.com
When Jane's body materializes this ghostly presence in an abandoned mansion, loud knocks bang the walls, doors mysteriously open, electromagnetic equipment buzzes, and burns appear on the team of researchers Coupland has enlisted for help. There are ...

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The Quiet Ones: Pseudoscience Vs. The Supernatural - moviepilot.com

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 19:34

The Quiet Ones: Pseudoscience Vs. The Supernatural
moviepilot.com
Is Brian religious, agnostic, or does he just not know? The answer - like most of the characters in this movie - is that he's clueless, but the one thing they all have going for them is being intrigued to the point of deserving their fate. Even though ...

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A NATION At WAR With ITSELF - Osun Defender

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 14:21

Osun Defender

A NATION At WAR With ITSELF
Osun Defender
... South-east and south-south, turf war by militarized cults and gangs in Bayelsa State, ritual murders everywhere, senseless intra and inter communal 'warfare' across several parts of the country and of course terrorism couched in religious ...

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The JIS – Junk Ideology Syndrome - The Market Oracle

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 13:55

The JIS – Junk Ideology Syndrome
The Market Oracle
In this respect, JIS is easy to compare with the non-Western, pre-industrial cultural process and system of millenarian cults. Secondary or “canonized” religious doctrine can be considered an analog in religious philosophy, following schism. The ...

Grey's Anatomy: And Everything Starts Crashing Down - FemPop Magazine

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 13:43

Grey's Anatomy: And Everything Starts Crashing Down
FemPop Magazine
I once described this season of Grey's Anatomy as “one of those cults so isolated from the world that they turn inward and eventually have lots of incestuous sex and eat one another.” It was not my best metaphor. It still isn't. But what I was ...

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Book Review - Boing Boing

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 03:02

Book Review
Boing Boing
It's a Phil Dickian setup, but the setting is a kind of mature next-wave cyberpunk world populated by wired-in spooks (who are also just plain wired on their own tailored neuro-dope); ruthless, dope-peddling microfinance gangsters; ecstatic religious ...

Murder, terrorism or anything but terrorism? - Saudi Gazette

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 17:52

Murder, terrorism or anything but terrorism?
Saudi Gazette
However, throughout history there has been another strain of terrorism that is rooted in nihilistic impulses, apocalyptic visions, and religious cults let by charismatic leaders. This is true of the so-called assassins (from the Arabic Hashhashin) of ...

FIRST-PERSON: The value of church history - BP News

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 15:27

FIRST-PERSON: The value of church history
BP News
Church history helps Christians counter heresies and cults. Most theological errors are recapitulations from previous generations and have already been refuted by faithful Bible students. For example, Jehovah's Witnesses and Muslims, who deny the deity ...

Tomb with unique frescoes in Bulgaria unmatched in the world - Breaking Travel News

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 05:37

Tomb with unique frescoes in Bulgaria unmatched in the world
Breaking Travel News
Exceptionally well-preserved frescoes provide new evidences for the Thracian religious rites, cults, weapons, clothing and lifestyle. Paintings cover the whole round and rectangular chambers and a small part of the corridor. Hunting, battle scenes, and ...

Why Nigeria Is Not Winning War Against Terror - - Rawlins, American Security ... - AllAfrica.com

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 03:19

Why Nigeria Is Not Winning War Against Terror - - Rawlins, American Security ...
AllAfrica.com
In this interview in Yola, Adamawa State, the author of 'Satanic cults and ritualistic crimes: Fact or fiction?' speaks on various issues bordering on crime, war and terrorism. He says the Boko Haram insurgency has gone beyond religion, politics and ...

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Afghan malangs: Keeping the country's mystic roots alive - The Express Tribune (blog)

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 03:01

The Express Tribune (blog)

Afghan malangs: Keeping the country's mystic roots alive
The Express Tribune (blog)
When the Turks invaded the Central Asian steppes in the sixth century, they brought their shamanistic beliefs and ancestral cults to the mountains of Central Asia and hence, to Afghanistan. Most of these shamans claim Islamic titles for themselves but ...

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Mehran Tavakoli Keshe announces he is Messiah - Pure Energy Systems News

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 02:20

Pure Energy Systems News

Mehran Tavakoli Keshe announces he is Messiah
Pure Energy Systems News
It is our command and whish that you as religious, nations and tribes leaders of regions, nations and cults, first to order as of today for the men whom follow our command through your Churches and Mosques or temples and armies to lay down their arms ...

Synanon's Sober Utopia: How A Drug Rehab Program Became A Violent Cult - Gizmodo Australia

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 01:16

Synanon's Sober Utopia: How A Drug Rehab Program Became A Violent Cult
Gizmodo Australia
Synanon was a new way of living, as important to its members as any of the world's major religions. “This is the kind of revolution that moved the world from Judaism to Catholicism to Protestantism to Synanism,” Dederich would insist. “This is a total ...

Trends of suicide in Pakistan - Frontier Post

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 21:20

Trends of suicide in Pakistan
Frontier Post
Causes of Suicide in Pakistan are Depression, Mental illness, Family factors in suicide, Social and cultural factors, Terrorism, Religious cults, Drug abuse, Financial difficulties, Unemployment etc. According to statistics Trend of suicide is highest ...

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