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Teaching evolution during a pandemic

The evolution of teaching can be difficult under normal circumstances. How’s it going during a pandemic? Bertha Vazquez is our guest and she directs the Teacher Institute for Evolutionary Science (TIES). She sat down and talked about running a classroom and the evolution of teaching. We also had the opportunity to discover Richard Dawkins’ book, […]

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The Guardian’s Take on the Quantum World: Where the Facts Are Relative | Editorial

TAmerican physicist Richard Feynman believed that “no one understands quantum mechanics”. This is no longer true. Smartphones, nuclear power plants, medical scanners, and laser-operated doors were built with knowledge of the physics that governs the subatomic level. What leaves many people confused is that the quantum world is governed by rules that go against classical […]

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Researcher Explores Ways Migration Changes People’s Attitudes, Beliefs and Religion – Baptist News Global

Over time, immigrants to new countries behave differently and adopt new ideas that they would not have embodied if they had never left home, according to João Chaves, author of a forthcoming book titled Migratory religion: context and creativity in the Latin diaspora. This cultural adaptation has important outcomes for religious beliefs and behaviors, Chaves […]

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Some facts about mangoes

Posted: August 23, 2021 11:31:00 | Update: Aug 26, 2021, 10:54 a.m. Mango: A fleshy, oval tropical fruit with yellowish-red skin and a hard core in the middle, which is eaten ripe or used green in pickles and chutneys, according to a BBC report. There are hundreds, if not thousands, of varieties of fruit that […]

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5 Facts That Prove Why We REALLY Need Bees

From bumblebees to carpenter bees to mason bees, there are over 20,000 different species of bees in the world, the vast majority of which are wild. However, less than ten of these are honey bee species, with over 40 honey bee subspecies buzzing around the world. Honey bees are close relatives of ants and wasps. […]

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What does the Bible say about women who teach and prophesy?

A recurring question regarding women in the church looks like this: “What does the Bible say about women who teach and prophesy?” The follow-up question is usually, “And what does this mean for us now?” “ Photo by Pavel Danilyuk from Pexels. Used with permission. But let’s start with some definitions: Education: Convey the truth […]

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Several killed as Taliban open fire on protesters: 10 facts

People carry Afghan flags as they take part in an anti-Taliban protest in Jalalabad Kabul: Flag-waving protesters took to the streets of several Afghan towns today as popular opposition to the Taliban spread, and a witness said several people were killed when terrorists fired on a crowd. Here is your 10 point cheat sheet for […]

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Thailand’s saffron scandals undermine trust in Buddhism

Thailand Monk’s Latest Murder Highlights Hidden Conservatism and Conspiracy of Silence Prevailing in Thai Monasteries Buddhist monks line up to receive a dose of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine at Wat Si Sudaram Worawihan in Bangkok, the Thai capital, on July 30. (Photo: Lillian Suwanrumpha/AFP) Posted: Aug 17, 2021 05:28 GMT Updated: September 02, 2021 05:33 […]

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6 facts about jains in India

Jain nuns gather under the monolithic statue of Gommateshvara on the first day of the Mahamastakabhisheka ceremony on February 8, 2006, in Shravanabelagola, India. (Mario Tama / Getty Images) Jainism is one of the oldest religions in the world, originating in India at least 2,500 years ago. The spiritual goal of Jainism is to break […]

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Can you choose your beliefs?

Recently a Facebook friend asked a simple but deep question: “Do you think that belief is a choice? Can you really help whether or not you are convinced of something? “ That’s an important question, especially in light of last week’s post on hacking your worldview. As pagans and polytheists, we understand that religion is […]

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In Sri Lanka, Tamil connection to Buddhism is ignored

The unsustainable claims made by Sinhalese and Tamils ​​over language, religion and ethnicity have confused Sri Lankan politics in the post-independence era. The Sinhalese proclaim loud and clear that Buddhism is in essence and exclusively a “Sinhalese” religion. Tamils, on the other hand, claim with the same vehemence, that they have always been pure Hindus, […]

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In Sri Lanka, the Tamil link with Buddhism has gone under the carpet

The unsustainable claims made by Sinhalese and Tamils ​​over language, religion and ethnicity have confused Sri Lankan politics in the post-independence era. The Sinhalese proclaim loud and clear that Buddhism is in essence and exclusively a “Sinhalese” religion. Tamils, on the other hand, claim with the same vehemence, that they have always been pure Hindus, […]

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In India, Hindu support for Modi’s BJP varies by region, belief

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrates the political victory of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on May 23, 2019, at the BJP headquarters in New Delhi. (Atul Loke / Getty Images) It is sometimes said that the ruling party in India, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), prioritize Hindu interests. Hindus were the religious group most […]