George Peram

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Liberation of the Mind and Rejection of Religious Dogma - Mind & Body

Create Your Own Religion <i>(Disinfo Books, 2013)</i> <i>is a call to arms—an open invitation to question all the values, beliefs, and worldviews that humanity</i> …

Year of the Water Snake: A Time of Transition and Healing

Before our very eyes, a deeply polarized America seething with hatred for the "other" side has erupted into a landscape of violence. As we stand on …

Five Hundred and Twenty Days of Solitude

On June 3, 2010, six men filed through the weedy, Soviet-era campus of the Institute of Biomedical Problems, in Moscow. They made their way past friends, family, scientists, well-wishers and a bronze-toned, gigantic statue of the astronaut Yuri Gagarin before entering a vaulted hall that contained …

'We are third-class citizens,' says Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem

On a recent afternoon in Jerusalem’s Old City, the Armenian Patriarchate’s new leader was treated as royalty. Black-robed priests and pilgrims young …

What is Google Plus? A Complete User Guide. (Videos and Blog)

If you think Google Plus is just another social site, you are in for a big surprise. What has been created is, put simply, a phenomenal tool for …

Science Fiction Short Stories

Stephen tells me the wrinkles methodology is a hoax...<p>- Length: 4 pages<p>- Age Rating: U<p>Suddenly red ink flows from my pen. Startled, I assume it is …

An Exodus of Wings by Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam

"How'd it get so infested? Looks like you're a pretty clean dude."<p>The guy shrugged, looked at the floor. "None of your business," he said, and I …

Stephen Hawking's boycott hits Israel where it hurts: science

Stephen Hawking's decision to boycott the Israeli president's conference has gone viral. Over 100,000 Facebook shares of the Guardian report at last count. Whatever the subsequent fuss, Hawking's letter is unequivocal. His refusal was made because of requests from Palestinian academics.<p>Witness the …

US officials blocked rescue efforts while Benghazi burned, Congress told

While US diplomats were pulling bodies from a burning Libyan consulate and frantically smashing up hard drives last 11 September, their superiors …

Missouri legislature passes bill to counteract federal gun control laws

The Missouri legislature on Wednesday sent the state governor a bill that would expand gun rights and declare all federal gun regulations …

Syria crisis: US insists Assad can have no future role

International efforts to resolve the Syrian crisis reached new levels of uncertainty on Thursday when John Kerry, the US secretary of state, insisted …

Letter: America, Russia and the Syrian crisis

"Experience suggests Obama cannot count on Russian help to fix Syria," says Simon Tisdall (Syria crisis has forced timid Obama into a corner, 8 May). …

Church of Scotland agrees to reword report on Israeli settlements

The Church of Scotland has moved to defuse a furious row with Jewish leaders and the Israeli government after agreeing to change a controversial …

Noam Chomsky helped lobby Stephen Hawking to stage Israel boycott

Noam Chomsky was among 20 academics who privately lobbied Professor Stephen Hawking to boycott a major Israeli conference, it has emerged.<p>Chomsky, a …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

These five winning projects of the 2018 A+Awards celebrate local materials, knowledge and craftsmans hip.<p>Enter now and get your project seen by millions.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>Thatching is making a comeback.<p>Workshops are designed as spaces to tinker, …