Morals, Values and Norms

The Family in Traditionalist Societies

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The Family in Traditionalist Societies

The family is the oldest form of social organization. The most primitive human associations, the tribes, were based on families. Later on, ethnic and religious communities emerged, then the city-states of antiquity, and the medieval cities. Nations and modern states developed more recently in our history. Nowadays, we experience...

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Commentary Rude People who Talk during Movies

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Commentary Rude People who Talk during Movies

The other day, I was watching a movie in a theater with some friends. It was supposed to be a comedy, but I couldn’t stomach a laugh. If I hadn’t gone with a couple of friends, I would have already been in another theater by this point. Especially a...

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Why the Emergency Services Deserve our thanks

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Why the Emergency Services Deserve our thanks

The tone at the station goes off. The EMTs and paramedics jump into the ambulance and speed off. The EMTs and paramedics just found out they are responding to a man in cardiac arrest. The adrenaline rush is pumping. These people are our street savers. The Emergency Medical Services...

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Commentary Preventing Drunk Driving

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Commentary Preventing Drunk Driving

For drinkers: Know thyself and plan ahead. How far do you live from the place you are going to enjoy yourself or to just have a “few” drinks? Plan to leave your car at home or in a secure parking place where you can leave it overnight and pick...

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Why Children have a need for their Community

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Why Children have a need for their Community

There used to be a saying-“It takes a village to raise children.” I believe that statement has relevance even for today. For those who have children, the realization of molding and shaping someone else’s life can create a multitude of emotions from panic to complete exhaustion. Unfortunately there are...

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Etiquette when is it Customary to Remove your Hat

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Etiquette when is it Customary to Remove your Hat

At the last baseball game I attended, the announcer came on at game time, and asked all the gentlemen to remove their hats for the National Anthem. I didn’t know whether to be pleased or annoyed. I was pleased that an age old sign of respect was being upheld....

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Things we should Remember when we Meet a Mentally Challenged Person

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Things we should Remember when we Meet a Mentally Challenged Person

I spent the last ten years working at a mental health facility. During that time I met many people with varying levels of mental retardation and other personality disorders. What many people don’t realize is that mentally challenged people come in all sizes, shapes and personalities. Some are borderline,...

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Sidewalk Etiquette Consideration for others

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Sidewalk Etiquette Consideration for others

Most sidewalks are built on the premise that two people can walk side-by-side, or two people can meet and pass each other without touching. Very few sidewalks that I have ever seen allow more than two people to walk in the same area without someone ending up not being...

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Behind the name Priscilla

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Behind the name Priscilla

BEHIND THE NAME – PRISCILLA Phoenetic Pronunciation: prih-SlH-luh Priscilla is an English female name derived from the Latin priscus (old). One suggestion is that is intended to bestow long life on the bearer. Priscilla is a name given in the New Testament. St. Prisca was an early Christian who...

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Decision Making Making Decisions Decisions Decision Making Process Problem Solving

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Decision Making Making Decisions Decisions Decision Making Process Problem Solving

Decisions are all around us and we make them on a daily basis. Some decisions are minor and some are life changing. Every decision that we make will affect us in some way, either positively or negatively. Many of our daily decisions we make without much thought. These decisions...

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