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Myanmar Highlights – KAKE

Here is an overview of Myanmar, a Southeast Asian country formerly known as Burma. Population: 57,069,099 (July 2021 est.) Ethnic groups: Burmese 68%, Shan 9%, Karen 7%, Rakhine 4%, Chinese 3%, Indian 2%, Mon 2%, other 5% Unemployment: 4% (2017 estimate) Myanmar shares borders with China, India, Laos, Bangladesh and Thailand. The United States still […]

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Facts about Patrick Swayze: The Dirty Dancing actor’s career, wife, family and death explained

March 28, 2022, 09:52 Patrick Swayze was one of the biggest Hollywood stars of the 1980s and 1990s. Image: Getty By Thomas Curtis Horsfall Actor, singer, dancer, gymnast and versatile idol, Patrick Swayze had it all. Here’s everything you need to know about the Hollywood star: Who is Patrick Swayze? Demi Moore is kissed by […]

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‘He inspired young minds to take up biology’: Science and education community mourns the death of Professor Sohan Modak

In August 2015, Professor Sohan Modak wrote a heartfelt post on social media about his mentors. “All were good, unassuming, never greedy for power or prize, but bitten by the virus of the quest for the unknown,” the post read. Today, messages pouring in after his passing on March 23 highlight not only his contribution […]

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Philosophical and moral beliefs related to religion determine vaccine acceptance

Journal of Health Psychology (2022). DOI: 10.1177/13591053221082770″ width=”406″ height=”530″/> Figure 1. (a) Analytical model of the structural equation model for the longitudinal influenza vaccine model and (b) Analytical model of the structural equation model for the longitudinal MMR and HPV vaccine models. The wave in which the variables are collected is indicated at the bottom […]

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Kerala and Sri Lanka: linked by common superstitious beliefs

Among the many interesting bills that are displayed on random walls in the alleyways of Colombo, one particular type stands out for any traveler with a connection to Kerala or India. Some self-proclaimed healers and magicians offer something called Malayali Gurukam or Malayalam Gurukam. It is a form of witchcraft that is used in some […]

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Vaccines: philosophical and moral beliefs related to religion determine acceptance

According to a new study, strong philosophical and moral beliefs associated with many religions may contribute to vaccine hesitancy and reduce vaccination rates. Researchers from four universities, including the University of Michigan, examined attitudes and behaviors for three vaccines: influenza, measles-mumps-rubella (MMR), and human papillomavirus (HPV). They wanted to know more about the relationship with […]

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Relatively low marks in philosophy courses: facts, explanations, effects, solutions?

Once you give in and engage in such a race to the bottom, it becomes very difficult not to go all the way. When you replace academic and pedagogical values ​​with the desire to separate parents from students from their money while giving students (and society) far less in return, you change student expectations and […]

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Dedicated Ukrainian teacher, 79, resumes teaching online after nine-day trip to escape Russian invaders (VIDEO) | Life

After a nine-day trip, Kolodii got back on her feet and gave online classes to her political science undergraduate students. ― Image via Unsplash PETALING JAYA, March 22 ― A dedicated teacher has resumed her online lessons two days after embarking on a nine-day trip from Ukraine to the UK to escape Russian invaders. To […]

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Anthony Annett applies Catholic social teaching to the economics of rich and poor

Dr. Anthony Annett often refers to the teachings of popes, including Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si. (Image credit: Twitter) Virtue and economy go hand in hand in the work of Anthony Annett. In an era that has not outgrown neoliberal economics and the skyrocketing inequality of recent years, this is radical thinking. Annett recently published […]

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How Kerala and Sri Lanka are linked by common superstitious beliefs

Among the many interesting bills that are displayed on random walls in the alleyways of Colombo, one particular type stands out for any traveler with a connection to Kerala or India. Some self-proclaimed healers and magicians offer something called Malayali Gurukam Where Malayalam Gurukam. It is a form of witchcraft that is used in some […]

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A Timely Book to Encourage Teaching Mindfulness to Children – Book Review – Eurasia Review

By Kalinga Seneviratne* The recently published book “Developing mindfulness in young children” is a timely complement to educate our next generations to be responsible citizens in an increasingly anxious and uncertain world torn by hatred and violence. Author Shanti Hyacinth Senadeera (left) is a Sri Lankan-born Australian early childhood education teacher with 35 years of […]

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A timely book to encourage the teaching of mindfulness to children

The recently published book “Developing Mindfulness in Young Children” is a timely addition to educating our next generations to be responsible citizens in an increasingly anxious and uncertain world torn apart by hate and violence. The author Shanti Hyacinth Senadeera is a Sri Lankan born Australian early childhood education teacher with 35 years of experience […]

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5 Facts About Pretty Woman’s Richard Gere, Career & Life Details

Once Richard Gere decided to pursue his acting career in college, he started running. With over 60 film and television credits, the Golden Globe winner has gained notoriety for his range in every role he’s played. Fans of the star might be shocked to learn some startling facts about her. Richard, born in 1949, earned […]

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Teaching the Faith – Trap or Paradise

When I was 21, I was first exposed to faith teaching, and I liked what I heard. I had been seeking God for several years and had found real treasure in the Holy Spirit, but teaching faith helped me put ideas into place in a way that made sense of my many questions. He systematized […]

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Comparison of the teaching of the “Russian world” to the mystery of Babylon: part one of two

After Russian President Vladimir Putin’s army invaded Ukraine on February 24, the Center for Orthodox Christian Studies at Fordham University in the United States released a statement in multiple languages ​​that has up to has been signed by over 500 church leaders, many of them in various Orthodox languages. religious denominations around the world, which […]

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Comparing the Teaching of the “Russian World” to the Mystery of Babylon: Part 2 of 2

In my previous post, Part 1 of this topic, I quoted at length from the recent “A Statement on the ‘Russian World’ (Ruski Mir) Teaching. Signed by more than 500 church leaders around the world, it condemns the growing teaching called “Russian World” in which people like Russian President Vladimir Putin call for the formation […]

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A Reading List ‹ Literary Center

Belief is a connection, a wish, a meaning-creating magic that bridges the gap between the world as it is and the world as we hope it could be. Over the past four years, I’ve spent a lot of time immersing myself in other people’s lives, listening to their innermost convictions – their certainties in the […]

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10 Unique Facts About Mount Everest You Probably Didn’t Know

Mount Everest attracts the attention of people around the world as the highest peak on the planet, and these facts make it even more fascinating. The world is full of many natural wonders. Mountains are one of those wonders and Mount Everest is well known around the world for the size and difficulty of its […]

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International Women’s Meditation Center Foundation awards 2022 Outstanding Women in Buddhism Awards – Buddhistdoor Global

Coinciding with International Women’s Day on March 8, the International Women’s Meditation Center Foundation (IWMCF) announced its annual awards for outstanding women in Buddhism from its headquarters in Rayong, Thailand. This year, 20 women, including lay people and monks from around the world, have been honored with these awards. The full list of recipients and […]

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Professor Cal Poly SLO on teaching religion in a culture war

OPINION AND COMMENT Editorials and other opinion content provide insights into issues important to our community and are independent of the work of our newsroom reporters. People walk the artistic ‘Path to the Cross’ at Modesto’s Church of the Redeemer. Joan Barnett Lee [email protected] In my religious studies classes, students are encouraged to read about […]

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In ‘The Believer,’ Sarah Krasnostein Listens to Beliefs She Doesn’t: NPR

In the prologue of The believer: encounters with the beginning, the end and our place in the middleSarah Krasnostein tells us that what drove her to pursue the following six profiles was a need “to understand them, these people I found unfathomable, attached to faith in ideas that went against the tide of more accepted […]