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A constant stream of 'free' money is a perfect way to keep an inefficient or simply bad government in power. As aid flows in, there is nothing more for the government to do - it doesn't need to raise taxes, and as long as it pays the army, it doesn't have to take account of its disgruntled citizens.

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Our revels now are ended. These our actors, As I foretold you, were all spi

Our revels now are ended. These our actors, As I foretold you, were all spirits and Are melted into air, into thin air: And, like the baseless fabric of this vision, The cloud-capp’d towers, the gorgeous palaces, The solemn temples, the great globe itself
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To be is to be the value of a variable.

To be is to be the value of a variable.
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The time is approaching when you will have to decide whether you trust Jesu

The time is approaching when you will have to decide whether you trust Jesus enough to follow him into the unknown.
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Heaven is a warm cat and a good book.

Heaven is a warm cat and a good book.
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You are not made in ‘your image’. You are, in fact, made in ‘God’s image’.

You are not made in ‘your image’. You are, in fact, made in ‘God’s image’. Therefore, which one are you looking for when you look in the mirror?
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The touch of your fingersgrazing minedelicate asa single drop of winein a c

The touch of your fingersgrazing minedelicate asa single drop of winein a crystal goblet.Rolling it round,I savor it on my tongue,try tomake it lastforever.The words Iloveyouform in the airand melt. Your palm againstmy cheek,light asa snowflake.
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Time is that in which all things pass away.

Time is that in which all things pass away.
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There is no perfect condition so now is the perfect time and today is the p

There is no perfect condition so now is the perfect time and today is the perfect day to take action.
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People always seem so shock and horrified when they find out some one commi

People always seem so shock and horrified when they find out some one committed suicide. They then always ask the “How?” What I want is not the “How?” But the “Why?” And maybe then, we can prevent it.
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The Anselmian call for "faith seeking understanding" may start and gather i

The Anselmian call for "faith seeking understanding" may start and gather it's energy not in rational study of past theological points but in the pursuit to make sense of our concrete and lived experiences of Jesus who finds us in a hole, knocks us from o
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The figure in the icon is not meant to represent literally what Peter or Jo

The figure in the icon is not meant to represent literally what Peter or John or any of the apostles looked like, or what Mary looked like, nor the child, Jesus. But, the orthodox painter feels, Jesus of Nazareth did not walk around Galilee faceless. The
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We are only constrained by the boundaries of our imagination

We are only constrained by the boundaries of our imagination
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