Don’t Arouse AAC Passions: Yogi Adityanath

Calling AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi “an agent of the Samajwadi party”, Uttar Padesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday threatened to take “strict measures” against those “who want to stir up passions again” about the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). The CAA was promulgated by the BJP government at the Center to provide Indian citizenship to Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi, …

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The Politics of Hate | Voice

Through Frank wright, contributor to the CP editorial | Tuesday 23 November 2021 We live in a time when definitions are a major cultural battleground. In most cases, the battle is to redefine a meaning previously understood. Marriage, gender and social justice are obvious examples. But oddly enough, a little-noticed victim of the political correct battles over redefinitions is the …

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BRATTLEBORO— “Evolving Traditions,” a new exhibit at the Brattleboro Museum & Art Center (BMAC), features the work of 15 Guild of Vermont Furniture Makers and six collaborating artists. Tom Bodett, Timothy Clark, Greg Goodman and Charles Shackleton led the creation of the exhibit, which is on view until February 13, 2022 and includes their work. The exhibit “highlights the creative …

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Understand why Prime Minister Modi announced the withdrawal of Farm Bills

The withdrawal of the three agricultural bills, announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a speech to the nation, has sparked much debate. From estimating the motivations for this movement to observing the crystal, and from predicting collateral fallout to even predicting a political turn of events, there have been many analytical responses. But why go so far or make …

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Thai temple cryptocurrency raises concerns

The decision of a Thai Buddhist temple to issue its own cryptocurrency has raised concerns among financial regulators in the predominantly Buddhist country where monks are known to deceive worshipers for financial gain. Wat Pa Mahayan, a monastery in the southern province of Trang, issued a cryptocurrency called Somdejcoin with over 66 million tokens available for purchase at a rate …

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FAU Researcher and Academic Partners with Krakow Academy of Fine Arts – Boca Raton’s Most Trusted Source of Information

The Florida Atlantic University Center for Body, Mind and Culture within the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters is an interdisciplinary initiative dedicated to promoting the research, programming and teaching of subjects concerning the body-mind-culture link. Researchers at the center recently joined forces with the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, Poland to launch a new “Center for …

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Leo Tolstoy’s Christian Buddhist Mashup

Leo Tolstoy died that day, November 20, 1910. He is one of those complicated, difficult, yet brilliant figures of one that could be called the harsh light of the divine. In his Confessions and other religious writings, he offers something that I have found to be an absolute delight. It’s sort of a mixture of Christian and Buddhist wisdom. At …

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