(STUDY FINDS) — Is the human psyche pre-wired to be naturally forgiving of others? A new study suggests that people are inherently open to giving second chances (and more) after being wronged, perhaps explaining why so many opt to stay in troubled relationships. Psychologists at Yale University, the University of Oxford, the University College London, […]
(Forbes) A new study from Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health finds that kids and teens who are raised with religious or spiritual practices tend to have better health and mental health as they age. But not to worry if you’re not a service-attender. The research, published last week in the American Journal of […]
John Langdon was born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, in 1741 and grew up as a member of the North Congregational Church, where his distant relative, future Harvard President Rev. Samuel Langdon was pastor from 1747-1774. Other notable individuals who had worshiped at North Congregational Church include: William Whipple – Signer of Declaration of Independence Daniel […]
“Done…the seventeenth day of September, in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty seven.” This is the last line of the U.S. Constitution. Signer of the Constitution James McHenry noted in a diary entry (published in the American Historical Review, 1906), that after Ben Franklin left the Constitutional Convention, he was […]
Have you been a victim of censorship? If you are a conservative, it is almost certain Facebook, Google, Twitter or another high tech company put some type of restriction on the information you need. Your posts may be blocked or shadowbanned. Perhaps, important news is hidden from you. It is a matter of freedom or […]
(South China Morning Post) A government sign outside a Catholic church in central China warns that children are not allowed to attend mass. “Illegal” churches are being bulldozed. Priests are handing over personal information about their flocks to authorities. Roman Catholics in Henan province are running out of space to worship as the atheist Communist […]
Every single time that you get into a car, you are potentially risking your life. There is a car accident every 30 seconds in the U.S., and drunk driving accounts for the vast majority of crashes. If you think most car accidents are just inconsequential fender benders, think again: In 2012 alone, over 25,000 Americans died from fatal car crashes. Fortunately, you don’t have to let these sobering statistics scare you away from ever getting behind the wheel again.