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    Time Outdoors Can Boost Health

    In our society today, many jobs require us to keep our butts in swivel chairs as we work beneath fluorescent lights. A large portion of these jobs demand the use of a computer as well. This keeps our eyes firmly glued to a screen and our wrists perched on a keyboard for long periods of time. Considering the average person…

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    Gluttony, It Isn’t Just About Eating

    When I think of gluttony, I nearly always think of people eating too much. Even the 1995 movie, Seven, depicts gluttony in this way. Yet, it isn’t just about eating too much. In reality we can be gluttons regarding anything. The phrase, “glutton for punishment” helps to remind us of this fact. There are a few specific areas that I…

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    The Truth About Planned Parenthood

    The issue of abortion has been permeating our society more and more each year. No matter where you stand on the topic there is no denying that many people feel strongly one way or the other. At the center of much debate regarding this issue is Planned Parenthood. There seem to be many people who are under the impression that…

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    Soft-Racism of Low Expectations

    There are many people that insist America is more racist now than ever before. They claim that we have institutionalized racism, which we have…but not in the ways they think. Affirmative action is institutionalized racism. It gets racial minorities jobs based on the color of their skin. Back when minorities didn’t have the same opportunities as whites this would have…

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    Twitter Needs Competition

    In recent weeks Twitter has come under fire from conservatives and libertarians due to political profiling and censorship of non-liberal views. One of the biggest cases is that of Laura Loomer, a journalist from Minnesota. She was recently banned from Twitter for the rest of her life. Loomer was banned due to a tweet that Twitter moderators claim violates their…

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    Watching Porn Supports Human Trafficking

    I recently looked into the relationship between pornography and human trafficking, I was not surprised or shocked by what I discovered… The relationship starts exactly the way I thought it would, the desensitization of regular porn viewers. When we experience something many times over, the effect that something has on us slowly weakens because we have experienced it so many…

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    Legalized Murder

    The Oxford Dictionary defines murder as “The unlawful premeditated killing of one human being by another.” Why is murder unlawful? Because it robs someone of their life against their will, it denies that person everything they might gain in the future. It doesn’t just rob present and future physical possessions, but also present and future emotional, mental, and spiritual experiences.…

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    Disturbing “Believe all Victims” Trend

    After the hullabaloo concerning the accusations that Christine Blasey Ford made against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, there has been a resurgence of the, “believe all victims” chant from the Democratic Party. The idea that all victims need to be believed originated somewhere within the #metoo movement that started when Democratic donor, Harvey Weinstein, was outed as a sexually perverse molester and…

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    HEP A Vaccine: Contents and Dangers

    “Hepatitis A is a vaccine-preventable, communicable disease of the liver caused by the hepatitis A virus (HAV). It is usually transmitted person-to-person through the fecal-oral route or consumption of contaminated food or water. Hepatitis A is a self-limited disease that does not result in chronic infection. Most adults with hepatitis A have symptoms, including fatigue, low appetite, stomach pain, nausea,…