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  • Why Do Young Westerners Join Islamic Jihadists?
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    If you cool-headedly look at what Islamic Jihadists want to accomplish: convert the entire world to Islam, establish a Muslim theocracy, an Islamic Caliphate ruled by a Muslim Caliph (Mohammad's vice ruler) and accomplish this goal through killing non-Muslims (hence Jihad) you ask yourself: how could rational persons in Europe…
  • How to find happiness in an unhappy world
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    Upon birth in the human body I felt very uncomfortable in body. My body was problematic due to its inherited disorders (cytochrome c oxidase deficiency, spondilolysis and mitral valve prolapse). I experienced life in body painfully and since I desired the opposite of pain, pleasure I rejected my body; by…
  • American greatness and vulnerability on the 13th anniversary of Al Qaeda Attack
    It is hard not to feel nostalgic about the glamour and greatness of the United States as one amazing experiment in human history. She is without any doubt the greatest country on Earth and the only surviving super power. The Soviet Union which had been her closest rival has crashed…
  • The Individual Is Doing What He Is Supposed To Be Doing!
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    Reality is difficult for me/us to accept; I/we would rather that reality were to our liking, is what we want it to be. The truth is that reality is what it is and we either accept it or we deceive ourselves. What is reality? For our present purpose, reality is…
  • Imaginations, dreams and reality
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    In June, 2014, I moved into a new apartment. At night there is weird, spooky and eerie sound that seems to emanate from the wall closest to the window in my bedroom and progresses to other parts of the apartment. It seems mysterious. What is causing the sound?   I don’t…
  • Perhaps you could learn from this?
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    Why My Father Criticized Me, With Insight From Byron Katie Ozodi Osuji My father had six children one of whom died before I was born. The five that lived I know. The oldest son eventually died. Father was over critical of me; I do not believe that he was critical…
  • The individual chose whatever happened to him
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      Fear and Anger as Chosen to Make One’s Self Feel Ego and Prevent Return to God   As I look back at my life I see that all my fears were self-chosen; I put myself in situations where folks would do irritating things to me so that I feel…

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  • Loving What Is by Byron Katie: Book Review by Ozodi Osuji
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    Loving What Is by Byron Katie: Book Review by Ozodi Osuji Byron Katie, Loving What Is. (New York: Three Rivers Press, 2002), 322 pages  A book review by Ozodi Osuji  Byron Katie Reid was a typical middle class white American woman, married with three children and living in the desert country of Northern California.  Life seemed to be going well until…
  • The individual chose whatever happened to him
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      Fear and Anger as Chosen to Make One’s Self Feel Ego and Prevent Return to God   As I look back at my life I see that all my fears were self-chosen; I put myself in situations where folks would do irritating things to me so that I feel…
  • Ebola: Changing Nigerians From Unhygienic Life Styles
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    Ebola: Changing Nigerians From Unhygienic Life Styles The importation of Ebola to Nigeria, through Government recklessness at the ports of entry, is a wake up call to an average Nigerian, who lives in an unhealthy environment, coupled with unhygienic practices, or habits that have reduced life Nigeria's life expectancy at birth to 48.4 years from the United…
  • Perhaps you could learn from this?
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    Why My Father Criticized Me, With Insight From Byron Katie Ozodi Osuji My father had six children one of whom died before I was born. The five that lived I know. The oldest son eventually died. Father was over critical of me; I do not believe that he was critical…

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