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Religious Prostitution In Ancient Babylon

Human sexual and religious practices are diverse in history.

What is commonly counted vice, may once have been considered virtue.  The opposite is also true.  But this variation in moral practices does not mean that morals are worthless; it only shows the ingenuity with which human society has adapted itself to the needs of its environment.   481 more words

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The Babylonian Song Contest

One everlasting ESC discussion concerns the question whether or not the contestants should sing in their mother tongue. Since 1999 there is no official restriction anymore that says that the entries have to be performed in one of the county’s official languages like it was the case from 1966 to 1972 and again from 1977 to 1998. 559 more words

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Stress Code - how to dress in your sensless corpo... Orwell

Another hot IMHO issue there is this “dress code” – or how to restrict ppl from feeling nice and smooth…

More or less the same for man/woman, but please explain it why ppl do this s**t to themselves? 69 more words

Fnord

Weekend Passage - July 4

Daniel 9

Daniel’s Prayer for His People

9 In the first year of Darius the son of Ahasuerus, of Median descent, who was made king over the kingdom of the Chaldeans— 2 in the first year of his reign, I, Daniel, observed in the books the number of the years which was revealed as the word of the Lord to Jeremiah the prophet for the completion of the desolations of Jerusalem, namely, seventy years. 933 more words

Pastor Matt

Will New York City be nuked this Fourth of July?

While but I don’t think that will happen this weekend, I do believe based upon scripture is that New York will eventually be destroyed. But first I believe scripture warns us that destruction must first come to  Washington D.C. 2,580 more words

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The Forward Team

They accepted her open arms and offer of exile while they burned with hatred that her might taught them they could not do what they thought they could do.   120 more words

And SO It Was Written

Shark sighting on Long Island has people concerned for the holiday weekend

BABYLON, N.Y.  — A shark sighting at Overlook Beach on Long Island has people on edge as they move into the holiday weekend.

According to Babylon town officials and the assistant chief lifeguard of the beach, a shark was seen swimming in the Long Island waters around 3 p.m. 137 more words

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