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Happy Birthday USA. Let’s Make This Work.

Religious Freedom

July 5, 2021

Happy Birthday USA. Let’s Make This Work.

I sang it in school. I sang it at home. I sang it in the car while riding with my parents. And I must say, in all honesty...

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With Liberty and Justice for All

Religious Freedom

July 4, 2021

With Liberty and Justice for All

We talked as he cut my hair and I discovered that he’d only been living in the U.S. for 18 months. I asked what he thought...

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The True Meaning of Passover: Celebrating Freedom and Tolerance

Tolerance

April 2, 2021

The True Meaning of Passover: Celebrating Freedom and Tolerance

In this season of Passover, Jews around the world celebrate freedom from bondage, a never-before-or-since historical occurrence...

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The Essence of Religion: L. Ron Hubbard’s Birthday, and His Gift

Scientology Religion

March 13, 2021

The Essence of Religion: L. Ron Hubbard’s Birthday, and His Gift

Though I grew up Catholic, I’ve been into many churches of different types and one thing I’ve always noticed is the same...

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I’ll STAND Up for You

Tolerance

December 14, 2020

I’ll STAND Up for You

I’ll stand up for truth and fairness and equal rights. I’ll stand up for your freedom of thought and expression. I’ll...

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Oregon Does Not Endorse Leah Remini

Oregon Does Not Endorse Leah Remini

When I see a platform given to a person whose stock in trade has become slander and libel of religion, I get concerned. I’ll...

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Scientology Is Freedom. Freedom Is Fun.

Scientology Is Freedom. Freedom Is Fun.

In just about every society on earth, we humans are handed nothing but limits from the time we are born. The limits of popular...

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Why the Truth Will Set You Free

Tolerance

March 3, 2020

Why the Truth Will Set You Free

If you complain long and loud to a Scientologist about your spouse, your boss, your church or your kids, the Scientologist...

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Why We Don’t “Believe” In Scientology

Scientology Religion

November 20, 2019

Why We Don’t “Believe” In Scientology

Recently, I've found myself fielding numerous questions about what Scientologists “believe,” so I'm going to address the...

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Highlighting the Difference: A Study of Warm Chocolate Chip Cookies

Religious Freedom

August 15, 2019

Highlighting the Difference: A Study of Warm Chocolate Chip Cookies

Some smells made customers stay longer. Others had them fleeing the premises. The research also found odors needed to be appropriate—the...

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Freedom Without Bars

Tolerance

June 18, 2019

Freedom Without Bars

“Buy me a drink?” That is what the policeman said to my relative after stopping him for speeding on a highway in a Caribbean...

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One Night on Council Beach

Tolerance

April 10, 2019

One Night on Council Beach

Hysterical cheers swept through the flock like gusts of wind across a wheat field. Krak stood silent, smiling, soaking in...

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The Quran: Paving the Way in the Land of the Free

Religious Freedom

February 26, 2019

The Quran: Paving the Way in the Land of the Free

The origins of Islam in the U.S. today trace back to one simple concept, one word, three syllables: sla-ve-ry. When Ilhan...

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The Price of Freedom

Religious Freedom

January 2, 2019

The Price of Freedom

Some people see freedom as dangerous. They see people who cannot be enslaved as dangerous. They are the type who think that...

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Taking a STAND Against Discrimination: Nelson Mandela

Tolerance

December 17, 2017

Taking a STAND Against Discrimination: Nelson Mandela

His English name was Nelson Mandela, but at birth his mother had named him Rolihlahla, which meant “troublemaker” in his...

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Thomas Jefferson and the True Spirit of Scientology

Thomas Jefferson and the True Spirit of Scientology

As a 7th grader, I visited the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C. The quote in HUGE letters around the inner dome reads:...

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Freedom is Just Freedom

Religious Freedom

April 14, 2017

Freedom is Just Freedom

Historically, the human race has excelled in the fields of prejudice and discrimination. Historically, the human race has...

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